American Masters Season 24
S24 E01Jan 12, 2010
Sam Cooke: Crossing Over Jan 12, 2010 Sam Cooke put the spirit of the black church into popular music, creating a new American sound and setting into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America.
S24 E02Apr 1, 2010
I.M. Pei: Building China Modern Apr 1, 2010 The work of the innovative Chinese-American architect with a focus on his efforts to build an historical museum in China.
S24 E03May 13, 2010
The Doors: When You're Strange May 13, 2010 A documentary that traces the roots of Jim Morrison's iconic rock group and their live and studio performances.
S24 E04Jun 22, 2010
Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself Jun 22, 2010 Merle Haggard actually lived the rambling, gambling, love ‘em and leave ‘em, often brutal life that remains the bedrock of country music lyrics.
S24 E05Sep 21, 2010
Cachao: Uno Más Sep 21, 2010 A feature on the Cuban-born bassist Israel "Cachao" Lopez, an internationally renowned musician, composer, and pioneer of Mambo.
S24 E06Oct 5, 2010
A Letter to Elia Oct 5, 2010 Martin Scorsese pays tribute to the life and work of noted American film director Elia Kazan.
S24 E07Nov 23, 2010
Lennon NYC Nov 23, 2010 A look at the period of time musician John Lennon and his family spent living in New York City during the 1970s.
S24 E08Dec 28, 2010
Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Dec 28, 2010 A fresh look at the life of a singular pianist and poet who made an international impact with his music and recordings.