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American Masters

1986-Present Biography

They say no individual has the power to mould culture and beliefs like an artist, because they whisper to the soul through their works. Follow a series of biographies that focus on the lives of American-born or naturalized individuals who revolutionized the arts and left a profound and ever-lasting impact on the pop culture of America and in many cases, the entire world. Take a peek into the history, struggles and daily lives of some of America’s most prolific writers, artists and actors in ‘American Masters’.

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American Masters Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews.

8:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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American Masters Keith Haring: Street Art Boy New

Explore the life of artist Keith Haring, who revolutionized the worlds of pop culture and fine art.

9:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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American Masters Charley Pride: I'm Just Me

Explore the complicated history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride. Raised in segregated Mississippi, his journey shows the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice.

10:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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American Masters Keith Haring: Street Art Boy

Explore the life of artist Keith Haring, who revolutionized the worlds of pop culture and fine art.

1:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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American Masters Charley Pride: I'm Just Me

Explore the complicated history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride. Raised in segregated Mississippi, his journey shows the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice.

2:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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American Masters Keith Haring: Street Art Boy

Explore the life of artist Keith Haring, who revolutionized the worlds of pop culture and fine art.

3:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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American Masters Charley Pride: I'm Just Me

Explore the complicated history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride. Raised in segregated Mississippi, his journey shows the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice.

4:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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