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  • AMERICAN MASTERS: Julia! America's Favorite Chef

    Julia Child's life had no real direction until she volunteered in Europe during World War II and ultimately met her two lifelong loves - her husband Paul and French food.

    Airdate: 5/1/2020

    Time: 10:00 - 11:00 PM

    AMMS: 1801

    OB: 08/18/04

  • AMERICAN MASTERS: Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

    Explore the entertainer’s vast talent and journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America.

    Airdate: 5/22/2020

    Time: 9:00 - 11:00 PM

    AMMS: 2707

    OB: 2/19/2019

  • AMERICAN MASTERS: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

    Discover the ingenious inventor behind the pretty face as the Hollywood star tells her own story in a newly discovered interview.

    Airdate: 5/29/2020

    Time: 9:00 - 10:30 PM


    OB: 5/18/2018

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  • American Masters Spotlights 26 Unsung Women Who Changed History with Unladylike2020

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  • THIRTEEN’s American Masters Presents an “Artists Flight” Fridays, August 31-September 14 on PBS

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  • THIRTEEN’s American Masters Series Launches its First Web Series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman

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  • THIRTEEN’s American Masters Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Launch of Digital Video Archive and Podcast

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  • Michael Kantor Biography

  • Veteran producer and filmmaker Michael Kantor to head the long-running PBS series

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