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Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

The first major film documentary to examine Sammy Davis, Jr.'s vast talent and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th century America.
S33 E2 Length 1:39:32 Premiere: 2.19.19

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Becoming Helen Keller - S32 E12

Revisit Helen Keller's career and explore how she used her celebrity to advocate for human rights and social justice for women, the poor and people with disabilities.

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Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It - S29 E7

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Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me - S27 E7

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Season 33 Season 33 Episodes

N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

S33 E12 Length 1:23:06 Premiere Date 11.18.19

Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous

S33 E11 Length 53:11 Premiere Date 10.25.19

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

S33 E9 Length 53:25 Premiere Date 8.2.19

Robert Shaw – Man of Many Voices

S33 E7 Length 53:11 Premiere Date 6.21.19

Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable

S33 E6 Length 1:23:11 Premiere Date 4.19.19

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

S33 E5 Length 1:24:17 Premiere Date 4.12.19

Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

S33 E4 Length 53:51 Premiere Date 3.1.19

Charley Pride: I’m Just Me

S33 E3 Length 53:11 Premiere Date 2.22.19

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

S33 E2 Length 1:39:32 Premiere Date 2.19.19

Decoding Watson

S33 E1 Length 1:23:26 Premiere Date 1.2.19

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me Trailer

Preview Length 02:36 Premiere Date 2.19.19

Sammy Davis, Jr. on His Greatest Fear

Clip Length 02:10 Premiere Date 2.19.19

Norman Lear on how Sammy Davis, Jr. Broke Barriers on TV

Clip Length 01:59 Premiere Date 2.19.19

Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Close Call with Death

Clip Length 02:11 Premiere Date 2.19.19

In Memoriam: Harold Prince

Clip Length 00:55 Premiere Date 7.31.19

American Masters has been nominated for an Emmy®!

Clip Length 01:00 Premiere Date 7.28.20

Against All Odds: Meet the Woman Behind American Masters

Clip Length 05:29 Premiere Date 3.9.18

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

Clip Length 00:24 Premiere Date 6.8.18

Remembering Neil Simon

Clip Length 01:04 Premiere Date 8.28.18

Artists Flight Series Promo

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 8.31.18

Remembering Paula Wayne

Clip Length 03:09 Premiere Date 11.12.18

Remembering Stan Lee

Clip Length 07:17 Premiere Date 11.13.18

Remembering Carol Channing

Clip Length 01:03 Premiere Date 1.15.19

Specials

Lights, Camera, Acción

Length 24:25 Premiere Date 10.5.21

William Dorsey Swann: The first "Queen of Drag"

Length 04:39 Premiere Date 10.1.21

Jean Malin: Queen of the Pansies

Length 05:57 Premiere Date 9.3.21

Renegades Pilot: Kitty O'Neil [Open Captions]

Length 08:55 Premiere Date 7.26.21

Amyra León: Strange Grace

Length 15:18 Premiere Date 10.14.20

Damon Davis: Apologue for the Darkest Gods

Length 11:52 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Bunky Echo-Hawk: The Resistance

Length 08:00 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Anik Khan: Street Level

Length 13:09 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Maia Cruz Palileo: Becoming the Moon

Length 11:54 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The New Chief

Length 11:20 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Vincent Valdez: The Beginning is Near

Length 11:01 Premiere Date 10.5.20

Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

Length 06:05 Premiere Date 9.4.20

Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

Length 03:03 Premiere Date 9.4.20

Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

Length 03:48 Premiere Date 9.4.20

Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

Length 03:21 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

Length 06:27 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet

Length 06:06 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

Length 06:40 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

Length 04:55 Premiere Date 9.3.20

Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

Length 03:22 Premiere Date 9.3.20

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