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Liam Neeson performs a rhyming birthday letter Dalton Trumbo wrote for his son Christopher, recounting the day the... 02:09
Footage from Dalton Trumbo's October 28th, 1947 appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee. 00:49
Joan Allen performs a letter Dalton Trumbo wrote to his dear friend Ray's mother upon Ray's death. 04:49
Nathan Lane performs a letter Dalton Trumbo wrote to his son Chris describing a traumatic childhood experience with a... 01:36
Josh Lucas performs a letter Dalton Trumbo wrote to his wife Cleo from prison on their thirteenth wedding anniversary. 01:36
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Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
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