American Masters


Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charles Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holiday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
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S31E10 - This is Bob Hope

During his eight-decade career, Bob Hope (1903-2003) was the only pe..

SE - Edgar Allan Poe: Bur..

This documentary draws on the rich palette of Poe’s evocative imag..

S31E2 - Maya Angelou: And..

The life of author and activist Maya Angelou, with comments from Opr..

S31E1 - By Sidney Lumet

In a 2008 interview, director Sidney Lumet talks about his life and ..

S28 E6 - Dorothea Lange:..

From PBS and American Masters - More than four decades of 20th-centu..