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S29: Season 2016 Overview

  • Aired: 01/29/2016
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
The 30th anniversary season of American Masters kicks off with the profile of one of America’s late, great directors Mike Nichols followed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Amy Berg’s Janis Joplin Documentary; rock legend Fats Domino; and the remarkable story of Maya Angelou -- iconic writer, poet, actress and activist. More films to be announced.
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S29: Season 2016 Overview
S29: Season 2016 Overview
Late, great director Mike Nichols, Janis Joplin, Fats Domino, Maya Angelou and more.
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