AMERICAN MASTERS from PBS is a biography series celebrating arts and culture.
This video series features writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and others who have made an impression on the cultural landscape of America. More than 30 years of programming is currently available from this acclaimed series.
Users can watch full episodes and short video clips, view images, and read articles. Podcasts featuring interviews are also available to download. All the resources can be accessed through a keyword search or by name or by topic.
A special section features powerful, creative and innovate women. Users are invited to share stories about women in their lives.
A news blog highlights events and upcoming programs.
Finally, the classroom section provides resources for using the video programs in the classroom. These resources are connected to PBS LearningMedia.
Librarians will find biographies that can be integrated into classroom activities across the curriculum. These resources are particularly useful for video and auditory learners seeking resources for research projects.
To visit the website, go to http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/.