Harper Lee: Hey Boo (#2504)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Discover how how the beloved novel To Kill A Mockingbird came to be written 01:24:40
Childress explains how the character Scout had a radical viewpoint in the segregated south 02:37
The acclaimed author discusses To Kill a Mockingbird as an agent of radical change 03:05
Full Program: McBride reflects on Harper Lee's subtle activism and the role of writers in civil rights 03:29
The Pulitzer Prize winning author discusses the impact of Harper Lee's characters 03:35
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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.
All Upcoming Episodes
- Indicates a December Celebration program
Cachao: Uno Mas (#2304)
- Sun, January 5, 4:00 PM on IPTV World
- Sun, January 12, 4:00 PM on IPTV World
The Day Carl Sandburg Died (#2505)
- Sun, January 19, 4:00 PM on IPTV World
Judy Garland: By Myself (#1704)
- Sun, January 26, 2:00 PM on IPTV
These episodes of American Masters aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Cachao: Uno Mas (#2304)
- Billie Jean King (#2604)
- Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound (#2206)
- LENNONYC (#2306)
- James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (#309)