American Masters

April 2020

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

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See a new side of innovative writer Edgar Allan Poe, best known for Gothic horror tales.

Aviator Bessie Coleman

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Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman aviator.

Maggie Lena Walker: Civil Rights Activist And Entrepreneur

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Maggie Lena Walker was the first African-American woman bank founder and president.
March 2020

Grace Abbott: Social Work Pioneer

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Grace Abbott spent her life fighting for the rights of women, children and immigrants. Her

Terrence Mcnally: Every Act Of Life

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Explore four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally's work in theater.

Holly Near: Singing For Our Lives

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Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through feminist Holly Near.

Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool

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Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool of the TV-show American Masters was broadcast by PBS on Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 9:38PM.

Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray

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An intimate portrait of maverick painter and printmaker Elizabeth Murray.
December 2019

N. Scott Momaday: Words From A Bear

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Delve into the enigmatic life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday
November 2019

Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous

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Discover the art world giant whose color fields changed art history and now fetch millions