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To Kill a Mockingbird: Famous Quotes

Here are just a few passages from the book --- some famous, some quirky --- that remind us of why Harper Lee is an American Master.

Jun 30th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Dick Van Patten Interview: An In Memoriam Tribute

Dick Van Patten (1928 - 2015) was interviewed for American Masters – Mel Brooks: Make A Noise (2013).

Jun 23rd, 2015 | 0 comments

Althea Gibson - Preview the Film

Tennis champion Althea Gibson (1927-2003) was the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world in the 1950s. Gibson’s life and achievements transcend sports, and are part of African-American history.

Jun 16th, 2015 | 0 comments

Harper Lee - Six Degrees of Harper Lee

On the occasion of Harper Lee releasing a book from her past (Go Set a Watchman), American Masters looks into its archive to find the connections between Lee and other American Masters of literature, film and song.

Jun 10th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Harper Lee - About the Documentary

Explores the history and impact of To Kill a Mockingbird and get an unprecedented look at the life of novelist Harper Lee.

Jun 4th, 2015 | 13 comments

Norman Lear, TV Legend, Subject of New Documentary

The first documentary of TV legend Norman Lear, co-produced by Loki Films and American Masters, is coming to PBS.

Jun 3rd, 2015 | 0 comments

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American Ballet Theatre - Filmmaker Interview with Ric Burns

Ric Burns describes what camera techniques he used to capture the ephemeral nature of dance on film, as well as how he came to discover ballet through the process of filmmaking.

May 28th, 2015 | 0 comments
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