American Masters Podcast

This season the American Masters Podcast presents "Revolutionary Writers," 10 episodes that look at the artists that challenge and shape our thoughts through the power of the written word. The American Masters Podcast features new interviews wit...Show More


57:41 | May 1st, 2019

Restaurateur and chef David Chang explores the power of food as a cultural communicator and the influence of immigration on American cuisine. He talks about studying religion in college, his TV series...Show More

29:15 | Apr 17th, 2019

Josh Hamilton speaks with actress Lois Smith about how she got her start and the many inspiring figures she’s worked alongside during her decades in film, TV and theater. Forging an enduring legacy, S...Show More
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28:02 | Apr 2nd, 2019

DeRay Mckesson discusses his debut book “On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope.” He talks about his early days protesting on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, and the figures who have inspi...Show More

30:57 | Mar 19th, 2019

Miranda July discusses how everyday connections, such as an unlikely friendship with her cab driver, can spark her creativity. She talks about some of her earliest works from childhood, explains her i...Show More

25:19 | Mar 5th, 2019

Sammy Davis, Jr., boldly strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice and shifting political territory. “American Masters – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me" director Sam Polla...Show More
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