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Recent Episodes

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

American Masters

A profile of playwright August Wilson (1945-2005).

90 min.

Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice

Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice

American Masters

The Season 29 premiere profiles magician Ricky Jay.

60 min.

Bing Crosby Rediscovered

Bing Crosby Rediscovered

American Masters

Discover the life and legend of the entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews.

The Boomer List

The Boomer List

American Masters

Take a comprehensive look at 19 iconic baby boomers — one born each year of the boom, 1946-1964. In intimate interviews by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film’s subjects illuminate the important movements and changes that shaped the world during the baby boom years.

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

American Masters

Through Lange’s granddaughter’s eyes, explore the life story of the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer. 

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

American Masters

Learn more about the influence of designers Ray and Charles Eames.

90 min.

Schedule

Monday
3/2/15 7:00 PM
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Tuesday
3/3/15 12:00 AM
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Tuesday
3/3/15 8:00 AM
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Tuesday
3/3/15 2:00 PM
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