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American Masters

AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.

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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 5:00 AM    "Trumbo" This program is adapted from his son Christopher's 2003 play and based on the remarkable letters Dalton Trumbo wrote during the devastation wrought by the "Red Scare" in the mid-20th century. With credits for Kitty Foyle and Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo to his name -- and the anti-war novel Johnny Got His Gun -- the young Trumbo was one of the highest paid Hollywood writers. Refusing to testify before the HUAC in '47, he was part of the group known as the Hollywood Ten; convicted for contempt, he spent 11 months in federal prison and lost all right to ply his craft. D
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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 5:00 AM "Trumbo" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 6:30 AM "John Muir in the New World" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Trumbo" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 12:30 PM "John Muir in the New World" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Trumbo" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 5:30 PM "John Muir in the New World" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 10:30 PM "John Muir in the New World" (WORLD)
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Friday, Apr 5, 2013 - 5:00 AM "Glass: A Portrait of Philip In Twelve Parts" (WORLD)
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Friday, Apr 5, 2013 - 7:00 AM "James Levine: America's Maestro" (WORLD)
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Friday, Apr 5, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Glass: A Portrait of Philip In Twelve Parts" (WORLD)
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