American Masters

Episode Guide


Season 26


Billie Jean King (#2604)

The first sports figure ever featured by AMERICAN MASTERS, this was a very deliberate choice about ...

Philip Roth: Unmasked (#2603)

Explore the life of the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novelist, often referred to ...

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother Of Rock & Roll (#2602)

During the 1940s, 50s and 60s, Southern-born, Chicago-raised and New York-made Sister Rosetta ...

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance (#2601)

Discover the story of the first quintessentially American dance company. The Joffrey Ballet ...

Season 25


The Day Carl Sandburg Died (#2505)

For much of the 20th century, Carl Sandburg's name was synonymous with the American experience -- a ...

Harper Lee (#2504)

Reading "To Kill a Mockingbird" has been a national pastime for five decades -- it is still selling ...

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel (#2503)

No ordinary writer and no ordinary woman -- "Gone with the Wind" created two of the world's ...

Cab Calloway: Sketches (#2502)

Hi de hi de hi de ho, the popular refrain from "Minnie the Moocher" was Cab Calloway's signature ...

Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune (#2501)

One of the most politically active singer-songwriters to emerge in the 1960's anti-Vietnam War era, ...

Season 24


Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter (#2404)

From 1941 to 1978, this husband-and-wife team brought unique talents to their partnership. He was ...

James Levine: America's Maestro (#2403)

To celebrate his 40th anniversary at the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine's life and ...

John Muir in the New World (#2402)

Nearly a century after his death, John Muir is remembered and revered as the father of the ...

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