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American Masters

Next Airing: Tue, Feb 8th, 2022 at 8:00 PM on KUED-HD

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AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. 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.


  • Marian Anderson: The Whole World In Her Hands

    Discover an international singer who captivated royalty in Europe and defied the conscience of 1939 America. Watch rare archival footage and hear audio recordings exploring her life and career from the Metropolitan Opera to the State Department.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 8th, 2022 at 8:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 01:56:46
    Usage rights: 2/8/2022 to 2/7/2026
  • Ailey

    Discover the legendary choreographer Alvin Ailey whose dances center on the Black American experience with grace, strength and beauty. Featuring previously unheard audio interviews with Ailey, interviews with those close to him and an intimate glimpse into the Ailey studios today.

    Length: 01:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/11/2022 to 1/10/2025