American Masters is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, American Masters is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.



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 - Preview

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter - Preview

American Masters

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

American Masters

Profiling George Plimpton (1927-2003).

90 min.

When Sierra Club Saved the Grand Canyon

When Sierra Club Saved the Grand Canyon

American Masters

The battle in the media between the Sierra Club and the IRS helped save the Grand Canyon.

A Fierce Green Fire

A Fierce Green Fire

American Masters

An exploration of the environmental movement.

60 min.

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

American Masters

The 21st-season opener profiles folksinger Peter Seeger.

120 min.

Schedule

Wednesday
8/27/14 11:00 AM
WGBH World
Friday
8/29/14 9:30 PM
WGBH 2
Saturday
8/30/14 2:00 AM
WGBX 44
Monday
9/1/14 3:00 AM
WGBX 44
A Fierce Green Fire Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

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