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Examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists.

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Harper Lee: American Masters #2504 [TV-PG]
Explore the phenomenon behind To Kill a Mockingbird and the mysterious life of its Pulitzer Prize-winning author, including why she never published again. The documentary reveals the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication.

  • KET2 Saturday, July 4 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET Friday, July 10 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, July 11 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET Monday, July 13 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 13 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, July 15 at 8:00 pm EDT

Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love #2605 [TV-PG]
Archives and interviews highlight the storied career of Marvin Hamlisch, the go-to composer for film and Broadway producers and one of the most honored. Hamlisch composed hit after hit including "The Way We Were," "Nobody Does It Better," and scores for The Sting, Sophie's Choice, and the Broadway juggernaut A Chorus Line.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 8 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET Monday, August 10 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, August 15 at 3:00 am EDT

Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character #2008 [TV-PG]
A tribute to the entertainer who transformed herself into a one-woman army of comedic characters despite a difficult childhood.

  • KET Monday, August 17 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00 pm EDT

Billie Jean King #2604 [TV-PG]
This film looks back to the 12-year old southern California girl who played tennis on public courts, observed disparity and unfairness, and never stopped trying to remedy the situation. King presents her own story with perspective added by Rosie Casals, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Gloria Steinem, Elton John, and Bobby Riggs' son.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 26 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET Monday, August 31 at 9:00 pm EDT

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth #2606 [TV-PG]
The life of writer/activist Alice Walker, the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Literature is chronicled. Her story is told with poetry and lyricism, and includes interviews with Steven Spielberg, Danny Glover, Quincy Jones, and Walker herself.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 2 at 9:30 pm EDT

Althea (W.T.) #2901 [TV-G]

  • KET Friday, September 4 at 10:00 pm EDT
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