Season 20 - American Masters (1985)
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Season 20 Series:

10 May 2006
S20, Ep1 - John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker and the Legend


17 May 2006
S20, Ep2 - The World of Nat King Cole


Edited version of an 89 minute UK documentary on the life of the singer with recollections from family, friends, and famous fans.
12 Jul 2006
S20, Ep3 - Woody Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home


19 Jul 2006
S20, Ep4 - Marilyn Monroe: Still Life


Explores Monroe as the icon of the 20th century via photography, perhaps, her greatest "love affair".
26 Jul 2006
S20, Ep5 - Walter Cronkite: Witness to History


Walter Cronkite was the man who gave us the news for two tumultuous decades in the late 20th century. As historian, journalist and author David Halberstam says in praise of the great CBS newsman: "Most Americans really learned of the evening news and learned of Vietnam and learned of the civil rights movement and learned of Watergate with Walter Cronkite as the man who ushered it into their homes. And did it with great professionalism over a very long time and was I think absolutely true to himself." In AMERICAN MASTERS Walter Cronkite: Witness to History, a ...
20 Sep 2006
S20, Ep6 - Andy Warhol: A Documentary


Ric Burns unearths rarely seen footage and offers keen observations on the life and artistic influence of Andy Warhol.
27 Sep 2006
S20, Ep7 - Sketches of Frank Gehry


A look at the life and work of the renown architect.
03 Jan 2007
S20, Ep8 - Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens