American Masters

The Making of American Masters with Creator Susan Lacy

Clip: Season 27 | 10m

Susan Lacy, the creator and executive producer of American Masters, talks about the concept behind the series and the making of several films, including those on Martin Scorsese, Paul Simon and Charlie Chaplain. See clips from these films as well as from films on Marvin Gaye, John Lennon, Frank Gehry, Diego Rivera and more. This video is from the Pioneers of Thirteen series.

Aired: 01/17/14

Rating: NR

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