American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.Program Website
Major support for American Masters is provided by AARP. Additional funding is provided by Rosalind P. Walter, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Judith and Burton Resnick, Ellen and James S. Marcus, Lillian Goldman Programming Endowment, The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation, Vital Projects Fund, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, The André and Elizabeth Kertész Foundation, Lenore Hecht Foundation, Michael & Helen Schaffer Foundation, and public television viewers.
Delve into the enigmatic life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday
See a new side of innovative writer Edgar Allan Poe, best known for Gothic horror tales.
Today he is known as a kitchen supernova, but Jacques Pépin's career began humbly.
Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: James Beard.
The life and times of American Master Carl Sandburg.
The first film biography about the celebrated author, Louis May Alcott.