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Richard Linklater: American Masters

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

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Full Episodes

S31 Ep7: Tyrus

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Tyrus Wong's pioneering artwork led to iconic works like Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause.

S31 Ep6: Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny

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Learn about Richard Linklater, the filmmaker behind Dazed and Confused, Boyhood, and more.

S31 Ep5: Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

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

S31 Ep4: James Beard: America's First Foodie

WETA PassportS31 Ep4: James Beard: America's First Foodie

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

Clips

S31 Ep8: The fake news behind Edgar Allan Poe's reputation

S31 Ep8: The fake news behind Edgar Allan Poe's reputation

Rufus Griswold, Poe's rival, wrote the obituary that cast him as a lunatic and a madman.

S31 Ep8: Behind the scenes of "Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

S31 Ep8: Behind the scenes of "Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

Actor Denis O'Hare and American Masters Executive Producer Michael Kantor discuss the film

In Memoriam: Garry Marshall

In Memoriam: Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall recounts his time in Korea.

Remembering Hugh Hefner

Remembering Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner describes his final resting place – right next to Marilyn Monroe.

Previews

S31 Ep8: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive - Trailer

S31 Ep8: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive - Trailer

See a new side of innovative writer Edgar Allan Poe, best known for Gothic horror tales.

S31 Ep7: Tyrus - Trailer

S31 Ep7: Tyrus - Trailer

Tyrus Wong's pioneering artwork led to iconic works like Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause.