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James Beard: American Masters

An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars.

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Fri., June 9, 2017
9:00 pm
(120 minutes)

James Beard: American Masters  

A profile of Jimi Hendrix (1942-70), featuring footage from the 1968 Miami Pop Festival, home movies and remarks from family, friends and fellow musicians, including Paul McCartney; band members Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox; sound engineer Eddie Kramer; Steve Winwood; Vernon Reid; Billy Gibbons; Dweezil Zappa; and Dave Mason.

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Fri., June 9, 2017
9:00 pm
(120 minutes)

James Beard: American Masters  

A profile of Jimi Hendrix (1942-70), featuring footage from the 1968 Miami Pop Festival, home movies and remarks from family, friends and fellow musicians, including Paul McCartney; band members Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox; sound engineer Eddie Kramer; Steve Winwood; Vernon Reid; Billy Gibbons; Dweezil Zappa; and Dave Mason.

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Sat., June 10, 2017
3:00 pm
(120 minutes)

James Beard: American Masters  

A profile of Jimi Hendrix (1942-70), featuring footage from the 1968 Miami Pop Festival, home movies and remarks from family, friends and fellow musicians, including Paul McCartney; band members Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox; sound engineer Eddie Kramer; Steve Winwood; Vernon Reid; Billy Gibbons; Dweezil Zappa; and Dave Mason.

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Sun., June 11, 2017
2:03 am
(120 minutes)

James Beard: American Masters  

A profile of Jimi Hendrix (1942-70), featuring footage from the 1968 Miami Pop Festival, home movies and remarks from family, friends and fellow musicians, including Paul McCartney; band members Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox; sound engineer Eddie Kramer; Steve Winwood; Vernon Reid; Billy Gibbons; Dweezil Zappa; and Dave Mason.

WETA TV 26 Logo

Sun., June 11, 2017
2:03 am
(120 minutes)

James Beard: American Masters  

A profile of Jimi Hendrix (1942-70), featuring footage from the 1968 Miami Pop Festival, home movies and remarks from family, friends and fellow musicians, including Paul McCartney; band members Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox; sound engineer Eddie Kramer; Steve Winwood; Vernon Reid; Billy Gibbons; Dweezil Zappa; and Dave Mason.

Full Episodes

S17 Ep4: Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

S17 Ep4: Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

Alice Waters has made it her mission in life to make sure that people eat beautifully.

S18 Ep8: Julia! America's Favorite Chef

S18 Ep8: Julia! America's Favorite Chef

Julia was a larger-than-life figure who revolutionized the way that Americans ate.

S31 Ep4: James Beard: America's First Foodie

S31 Ep4: James Beard: America's First Foodie

Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: James Beard.

S31 Ep5: Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

S31 Ep5: Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

Today he is known as a kitchen supernova, but Jacques Pépin's career began humbly.

Clips

S31 Ep4: Caroline Stuart explains the story of the short-liv

S31 Ep4: Caroline Stuart explains the story of the short-liv

Caroline Stuart discovered a doll that was designed to look like James Beard.

S31 Ep4: Insight into James Beard's life as a gay man

S31 Ep4: Insight into James Beard's life as a gay man

When sexuality was not openly discussed, James Beard was comfortable, honest and open.

S31 Ep4: Explore the advent of Food Television with James Be

S31 Ep4: Explore the advent of Food Television with James Be

James Beard played a key role in the very first food shows on television.

S31 Ep4: Alice Waters remembers her early friendship with Ja

S31 Ep4: Alice Waters remembers her early friendship with Ja

Alice Waters recalls a party early in her friendship with James Beard.

Previews

S31 Ep5: PBS Previews | Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

S31 Ep5: PBS Previews | Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

Jacques Pépin is known as a kitchen supernova.

S31: Chefs Flight

S31: Chefs Flight

Get to know some of America's most iconic chefs through American Masters' Chefs Flight.