To celebrate its 30th anniversary, American Masters launches two new initiatives: the American Masters Podcast and In Their Own Words: The American Masters Digital Archive, featuring previously unreleased interviews filmed for American Masters documentaries: 2,156 tapes, approximately 1,388 digitized hours, 800-plus interviews and counting.
American Masters Excutive Producer Michael Kantor Introduces New Podcast
The poet Muriel Rukeyser once wrote that the Universe is made of stories, not of atoms. The American Masters Podcast brings you previously unreleased long-form interviews from the series’ 30+ years of award-winning documentary films. Listen to host and series executive producer Michael Kantor preview just a few of the many enduring voices from our archive that have left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape.
Women on Women
The first season of the American Masters Podcast presents Women on Women: interviews with influential women discussing women who have impacted our cultural landscape. Who better to kick off the season than American journalist and activist Gloria Steinem? Listen to her conversation with the late documentary filmmaker Gail Levin as they take a critical look at the life and career of Marilyn Monroe [American Masters – Marilyn: Still Life (2006)].