American Masters

Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future - Trailer

Preview: 12/27/2016 | 2m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Explore the life of Eero Saarinen (1910-1961), whose visionary buildings include National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Travel with his son, director of photography Eric Saarinen, as he visits the sites of his father’s work on a cathartic journey, showcasing the architect’s body of timeless work for the first time.

Aired: 12/27/16

Rating: NR

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