Biography

American Experience
Airs: August 15 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSTonight’s edition of American Experience looks at the peanut farmer turned president, Jimmy Carter, at 9:00 on PBS, check local listings.

 

American Experience
Airs: August 16 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSTonight’s edition of American Experience is the first of a two part look at President Ronald Reagan, on PBS at 9:00, check local listings.

 

American Experience
Airs: August 17 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSTonight’s edition of American Experience is the conclusion of a two part look at President Ronald Reagan, on PBS at 9:00, check local listings.

 

American Experience
Airs: August 18 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSCertain PBS stations have a look at George H. W. Bush on American Experience at 9:00, check local listings.

Airs: May 20 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSIf ever there was an American master, it’s Mel Brooks and tonight the series, American Masters has Mel Brooks:  Make a Noise, a documentary about the Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award winning entertainer, at 9:00.

 

Airs: July 12 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSCertain PBS stations have A Letter to Elia on tonight’s edition of American Masters, at 9:00.  This 2010 documentary, directed by Kent Jones and Martin Scorsese, follows the life and career of film director Elia Kazan (On the Waterfront, East of Eden) and his influence on Scorsese.

 

Airs: August 30 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSAuthor James Baldwin is profiled on tonight’s edition of American Masters on certain PBS stations at 9:00.

 

Airs: December 27 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSTonight’s edition of American Masters, the TV show that profiles acclaimed Americans, is Marvin Hamlisch:  What He Did for Love.  Hamlisch was accepted into Julliard when he was six and is one of only two people to have won a Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, Tony and Pulitzer.  Find out more about this musical genius who died last year by tuning into PBS at 9:00.