It’s the life and times of Carl Sandburg on the AM website: Watch the film and see extended video interviews with the likes of Pete Seeger and the late and great Studs Terkel; hear Sandburg perform and sing in video and audio web features; read curated selections of his writing; plus more–Sandburg’s words and world visualized in a series of digital posters, essays, and a photo exploration of the Sandburg archives.
See and hear Paul Bonesteel, writer, director and editor of ‘The Day Carl Sandburg Died,’ talk about how the film was made: the process, the characters, the interviews, and the history.
Dr. Penelope Niven is the author of Carl Sandburg: A Biography and Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet. In a series of filmed interviews, see and hear Dr. Niven talk about the life and times of Carl Sandburg.
There’s the Judy Garland that will always be Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. And then there’s the Judy Garland who overdosed. That’s what her life has been largely boiled down to. In 2012, eight years after AMERICAN MASTERS first aired JUDY GARLAND: BY MYSELF in 2004, series creator and executive producer Susan Lacy talked […]
As part of a segment filmed during pledge for Georgia Public Broadcasting, Pamela Roberts, director of Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel, gave an interview about her creative process and commitment to telling the true story of Gone With The Wind and the life of Margaret Mitchell. Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel premieres nationally on Monday, April 2 […]
The director of AMERICAN MASTERS Harper Lee: Hey Boo answers questions about conducting research for her book and the making of her documentary film.
Margaret Mitchell discusses the ways in which she conducted research to retain historical accuracy in her novel Gone With the Wind in this transcription of a radio interview from 1936 for WSB in Atlanta, Georgia.