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The Making of American Masters with Creator Susan Lacy

  • Aired: 01/17/2014
  • 10:00
  • Rating: NR
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.
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The Making of American Masters with Creator Susan Lacy
The Making of American Masters with Creator Susan Lacy
The creator of American Masters talks about its concept and the making of several films.
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Funding for American Masters is provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Rosalind P. Walter, The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation, Rhoda Herrick, Michael & Helen Schaffer Foundation, Vital Projects Fund, Rolf and Elizabeth Rosenthal, Lenore Hecht Foundation, The André and Elizabeth Kertész Foundation, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, Judith and Burton Resnick, and public television viewers.
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