American Masters
American Masters
| 1986-06-23 (USA)
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EP1 Decoding Watson

Jan 02, 2019

EP2 Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

Feb 19, 2019

EP3 Charley Pride

Feb 22, 2019

EP4 Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

Mar 01, 2019

EP5 Joseph Pulitzer: Voice Of The People

Apr 12, 2019

EP6 Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable

Apr 19, 2019

EP7 Terrence McNally: Every Act of Life

Jun 14, 2019

EP8 Robert Shaw -- Man of Many Voices

Jun 21, 2019

EP9 Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Aug 02, 2019

EP10 Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage

Sep 13, 2019

EP1 Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Jan 19, 2018

EP2 Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

May 18, 2018

EP3 Ted Williams: “The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived”

Jul 23, 2018

EP4 Artists Flight: Eva Hesse

Aug 31, 2018

EP5 Artists Flight: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray

Sep 07, 2018

EP6 Andrew Wyeth

Sep 07, 2018

EP7 Basquiat: Rage to Riches

Sep 14, 2018

EP8 Itzhak Perlman

Oct 14, 2018

EP1 By Sidney Lumet

Jan 03, 2017

EP2 Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Feb 21, 2017

EP3 Patsy Cline

Mar 01, 2017

EP4 James Beard: America’s First Foodie

May 19, 2017

EP5 Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

May 26, 2017

EP6 Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny

Sep 01, 2017

EP7 Tyrus

Sep 08, 2017

EP8 Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

Oct 30, 2017

EP9 Inspiring Woman Web Series

Nov 08, 2017

EP10 This is Bob Hope

Nov 13, 2017

EP1 Mike Nichols

Jan 29, 2016

EP2 B.B. King: The Life of Riley

Feb 12, 2016

EP3 Carole King: Natural Woman

Feb 19, 2016

EP4 Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

Feb 26, 2016

EP5 Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl

Mar 04, 2016

EP6 Janis: Little Girl Blue

May 03, 2016

EP7 The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End

May 27, 2016

EP8 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

Oct 25, 2016

EP9 Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future

Dec 27, 2016

EP1 Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice

Jan 23, 2015

EP2 August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

Feb 20, 2015

EP3 Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler

Apr 16, 2015

EP4 American Ballet Theatre: A History

May 15, 2015

EP5 Harper Lee

Jul 10, 2015

EP6 Althea

Sep 04, 2015

EP7 Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey

Sep 18, 2015

EP8 The Women's List

Sep 25, 2015

EP1 Salinger

Jan 21, 2014

EP2 Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

Feb 07, 2014

EP3 A Fierce Green Fire

Apr 22, 2014

EP4 Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

May 16, 2014

EP5 Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun

Jun 20, 2014

EP6 Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Aug 29, 2014

EP7 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Sep 23, 2014

EP8 The Boomer List

Sep 23, 2014

EP9 Bing Crosby Rediscovered

Dec 02, 2014

EP1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Feb 22, 2013

EP2 Philip Roth: Unmasked

Mar 29, 2013

EP3 Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

May 20, 2013

EP4 Billie Jean King

Sep 10, 2013

EP5 Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin'

Nov 05, 2013

EP6 Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

Dec 27, 2013

EP1 Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune

Jan 23, 2012

EP2 Cab Calloway: Sketches

Feb 27, 2012

EP3 Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

Apr 02, 2012

EP4 Harper Lee: Hey, Boo

Apr 02, 2012

EP5 Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

May 14, 2012

EP6 The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Sep 24, 2012

EP7 Inventing David Geffen

Nov 20, 2012

EP8 Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance

Dec 28, 2012

EP1 Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides

Jan 12, 2011

EP2 Troubadors: Carole King/James Taylor & the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter

Mar 02, 2011

EP3 John Muir In The New World

Apr 18, 2011

EP4 James Levine: America's Maestro

Jun 01, 2011

EP5 Pearl Jam Twenty

Oct 21, 2011

EP6 Bill T. Jones: A Good Man

Nov 11, 2011

EP7 Woody Allen: A Documentary (1)

Nov 20, 2011

EP8 Woody Allen: A Documentary (2)

Nov 21, 2011

EP9 Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Dec 29, 2011

EP1 Sam Cooke: Crossing Over

Jan 11, 2010

EP2 I.M. Pei: Building China Modern

Mar 31, 2010

EP3 The Doors: When You're Strange

May 12, 2010

EP4 Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself

Jun 21, 2010

EP5 Cachao: Uno Más

Sep 20, 2010

EP6 A Letter to Elia

Oct 04, 2010

EP7 Lennon NYC

Nov 22, 2010

EP8 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould

Dec 27, 2010

EP1 Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

Feb 18, 2009

EP2 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

Apr 08, 2009

EP3 Hollywood Chinese

May 27, 2009

EP4 Neil Young: Don't Be Denied

Jun 10, 2009

EP5 Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes

Jul 01, 2009

EP6 Trumbo

Sep 02, 2009

EP7 Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound

Oct 14, 2009

EP8 Louisa May Alcott: the Woman Behind 'Little Women'

Dec 28, 2009

EP1 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

Feb 27, 2008

EP2 Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Apr 09, 2008

EP3 Marvin Gaye: What's Going On

May 07, 2008

EP4 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet (1923-1935)

Sep 23, 2008

EP5 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-1950)

Sep 23, 2008

EP6 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: A New Reality (1950-1970)

Sep 24, 2008

EP7 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: Woodstock Notions (1970-1989)

Sep 24, 2008

EP8 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: The Big Tent (1980-Present)

Sep 25, 2008

EP9 The Brothers Warner

Sep 25, 2008

EP1 Novel Reflections on the American Dream

Apr 04, 2007

EP2 Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built

Apr 11, 2007

EP3 Les Paul: Chasing Sound

Jul 11, 2007

EP4 David Hockney: The Colors of Music

Jul 18, 2007

EP5 John James Audubon: Drawn From Nature

Jul 25, 2007

EP6 Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends

Sep 12, 2007

EP7 Orozco: Man of Fire

Sep 19, 2007

EP8 Good Ol' Charles Schulz

Oct 29, 2007

EP9 Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

Nov 05, 2007

EP1 John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker and the Legend

May 10, 2006

EP2 The World of Nat King Cole

May 17, 2006

EP3 Woodie Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home

Jul 12, 2006

EP4 Marilyn Monroe: Still Life

Jul 19, 2006

EP5 Walter Cronkite: Witness to History

Jul 26, 2006

EP6 Andy Warhol: A Documentary (1)

Sep 20, 2006

EP7 Andy Warhol: A Documentary (2)

Sep 21, 2006

EP8 Sketches of Frank Gehry

Sep 27, 2006

EP9 Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens

Jan 01, 0001

EP1 James Dean: Sense Memories

May 11, 2005

EP2 Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice

Jun 29, 2005

EP3 George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey

Jul 13, 2005

EP4 Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned

Jul 20, 2005

EP5 Willa Cather: The Road is All

Sep 07, 2005

EP6 Ernest Hemingway: Rivers to the Sea

Sep 14, 2005

EP7 Bob Dylan: No Direction Home

Sep 27, 2005

EP1 Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan and the Blacklist

Sep 03, 2003

EP2 James Brown: Soul Survivor

Oct 29, 2003

EP3 Cary Grant: A Class Apart

Jan 07, 2004

EP4 Balanchine

Jan 14, 2004

EP5 Judy Garland: By Myself

Feb 25, 2004

EP6 Henry Luce and Time-Life's America: A Vision of Empire

Apr 28, 2004

EP7 Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues

Jun 23, 2004

EP8 Julia! America's Favorite Chef

Aug 18, 2004

EP1 Willie Nelson: Still Is Still Moving

Oct 02, 2002

EP2 Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces

Oct 30, 2002

EP3 Juilliard

Jan 29, 2003

EP4 Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution

Mar 19, 2003

EP5 Joni Mitchell: A Woman of Heart and Mind

Apr 02, 2003

EP6 Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied

Apr 23, 2003

EP7 Robert Capa: In Love and War

May 28, 2003

EP8 The Education of Gore Vidal

Jul 30, 2003

EP1 Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies

Oct 07, 2001

EP2 F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams

Oct 14, 2001

EP3 Richard Rodgers: The Sweetest Sounds

Oct 21, 2001

EP4 Quincy Jones: In the Pocket

Nov 18, 2001

EP5 Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records

Nov 28, 2001

EP6 Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance

Dec 16, 2001

EP7 Ralph Ellison: An American Journey

Feb 19, 2002

EP8 Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer

Mar 01, 2002

EP1 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows

Sep 27, 2000

EP2 Mailer On Mailer

Oct 04, 2000

EP3 On Cukor

Nov 22, 2000

EP4 Lucille Ball: Finding Lucy

Dec 03, 2000

EP5 Bob Marley: Rebel Music

Feb 14, 2001

EP6 A Conversation with Gregory Peck

Apr 09, 2001

EP7 Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye

Apr 16, 2001

EP8 Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians

Apr 23, 2001

EP1 Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood

Nov 01, 1999

EP2 Norman Rockwell: Painting America

Nov 24, 1999

EP3 Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For

Dec 08, 1999

EP4 Paul Taylor: Dancemaker

Jan 05, 2000

EP5 Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light

Feb 02, 2000

EP6 Isaac Stern: Life's Virtuoso

Apr 13, 2000

EP7 The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation

May 31, 2000

EP1 Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note

Oct 28, 1998

EP2 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld

Jan 06, 1999

EP3 Paul Robeson: Here I Stand

Feb 24, 1999

EP4 Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius

Apr 07, 1999

EP5 The Lives of Lillian Hellman

Jun 30, 1999

EP6 Dashiell Hammett: Detective, Writer

Jun 30, 1999

EP7 Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley

Aug 18, 1999

EP1 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg

Sep 17, 1997

EP2 Vaudeville

Nov 26, 1997

EP3 Billy Wilder: the Human Comedy

Feb 04, 1998

EP4 Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart

Apr 29, 1998

EP5 Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes

May 01, 1998

EP6 Alexander Calder

Jun 17, 1998

EP1 Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice

Nov 25, 1996

EP2 Danny Kaye: A Legacy of Laughter

Dec 10, 1996

EP3 Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde

Apr 09, 1997

EP4 Jack Paar: As I Was Saying

May 07, 1997

EP5 Isamu Noguchi: Stones and Paper

Jun 25, 1997

EP1 Rod Serling: Submitted for Your Approval

Nov 29, 1995

EP2 William Styron: The Way of the Writer

Jan 22, 1996

EP3 Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light

Jan 24, 1996

EP4 Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud

Apr 10, 1996

EP5 Nichols and May: Take Two

May 22, 1996

EP1 Rediscovering Will Rogers

Nov 30, 1994

EP2 Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage

Dec 19, 1994

EP3 Placido Domingo: A Musical Life

Feb 15, 1995

EP4 Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul

Mar 22, 1995

EP1 Benny Goodman: Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing

Dec 08, 1993

EP2 Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed

May 13, 1994

EP1 Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time

Mar 14, 1993

EP2 George Lucas: Heroes, Myths & Magic

Mar 17, 1993

EP3 D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

Mar 24, 1993

EP1 Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre

Jul 01, 1991

EP2 Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actor's Studio

Jul 08, 1991

EP3 A. Einstein: How I See the World

Jul 22, 1991

EP4 Sarah Vaughan: The Divine One

Jul 29, 1991

EP5 Frederic Remington: The Truth of Other Days

Aug 05, 1991

EP6 Menuhin: A Family Portrait

Aug 12, 1991

EP7 Robert Motherwell and the New York School

Aug 26, 1991

EP8 Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul

Jan 03, 1992

EP9 Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey

May 01, 1992

EP1 Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer

Jul 02, 1990

EP2 John Cassavetes

Jul 09, 1990

EP3 Martin Scorsese Directs

Jul 16, 1990

EP4 You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story

Jul 23, 1990

EP5 Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter

Jul 30, 1990

EP6 John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen

Aug 20, 1990

EP7 Sanford Meisner: The American Theatre's Best Kept Secret

Aug 27, 1990

EP8 John Cage: I Have Nothing to Say and I Am Saying It

Sep 17, 1990

EP1 Harold Clurman: A Life of Theatre

Jul 03, 1989

EP2 Stella Adler: Awake and Dream!

Jul 10, 1989

EP3 Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong

Jul 31, 1989

EP4 James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

Aug 14, 1989

EP5 Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

Aug 17, 1989

EP6 Jasper Johns: Ideas in Paint

Sep 11, 1989

EP7 Mort Sahl: The Loyal Opposition

Sep 18, 1989

EP8 W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult

Sep 25, 1989

EP9 Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius

Nov 15, 1989

EP10 Milos Forman: Portrait

Dec 20, 1989

EP1 Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for Me

Jul 11, 1988

EP2 A Duke Named Ellington

Jul 18, 1988

EP3 Andre Kertesz of the Cities

Aug 08, 1988

EP4 Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul

Aug 22, 1988

EP5 Rivera in America

Aug 29, 1988

EP6 Saint-Gaudens: Masque of the Golden Bowl

Sep 05, 1988

EP7 Neil Simon: Not Just for Laughs

Mar 08, 1989

EP8 Broadway's Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theatre

Jun 26, 1989

EP1 Isaac in America: A Journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer

Jul 06, 1987

EP2 Directed by William Wyler

Jul 13, 1987

EP3 Rubinstein Remembered

Jul 20, 1987

EP4 Nik and Murray

Jul 27, 1987

EP5 George Gershwin Remembered

Aug 24, 1987

EP6 Maurice Sendak: Mon Cher Papa

Aug 31, 1987

EP7 The Negro Ensemble Company

Sep 14, 1987

EP8 Unanswered Prayers: The Life and Times of Truman Capote

Sep 21, 1987

EP9 The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table

Sep 28, 1987

EP10 Buster Keaton: Hard Act to Follow

Nov 18, 1987

EP1 Private Conversations: On the Set of 'Death of a Salesman'

Jun 23, 1986

EP2 Philip Johnson, Self Portrait

Jun 30, 1986

EP3 Katherine Anne Porter: The Eye of Memory

Jul 07, 1986

EP4 The Unknown Chaplin (1)

Jul 14, 1986

EP5 The Unknown Chaplin (2)

Jul 21, 1986

EP6 The Unknown Chaplin (3)

Jul 28, 1986

EP7 Billie Holiday: The Long Night of Lady Day

Aug 04, 1986

EP8 James Levine: A Life in Music

Aug 11, 1986

EP9 Aaron Copland: A Self Portrait

Aug 18, 1986

EP10 Thomas Eakins: A Motion Portrait

Aug 25, 1986

EP11 Georgia O'Keeffe

Sep 01, 1986

EP12 Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts

Sep 08, 1986