American Masters

The Women's List

Episode: Meet 15 women who define contemporary American culture in Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ new “List” film featuring Madeleine Albright, Margaret Cho, Edie Falco, Betsey Johnson, Alicia Keys, Nancy Pelosi, Rosie Perez, Wendy Williams and more. All trailblazers in their fields, these women share their experiences struggling against discrimination and overcoming challenges to make their voices heard.

Air Date 9/25/15

Upcoming Air Dates
  • #2606 — Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth |
    Sunday, May 1 at 1pm TPT LIFE
  • #2706 — Janis Joplin: American Masters |
    Tuesday, May 3 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #2706 — Janis Joplin: American Masters |
    Wednesday, May 4 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2706 — Janis Joplin: American Masters |
    Saturday, May 7 at 11pm TPT 2
  • #2905 — The Highwaymen: American Masters |
    Sunday, May 29 at 8:30pm TPT 2
  • #2606 — Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth
    Most famous for her seminal novel "The Color Purple," writer / activist Alice Walker celebrates her 70th birthday. Born February 9, 1944, into a family of sharecroppers in rural Georgia, her life unfolded during the violent racism and seismic social changes of mid-20th century America. Her mother, poverty and participation in the Civil Rights Movement were the formative influences on her consciousness, becoming the inherent themes in her writing. The first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Literature, Walker continues to shine a light on global human rights issues. Her dramatic life is told with poetry and lyricism, and includes interviews with Steven Spielberg, Danny Glover, Quincy Jones, Howard Zinn, Gloria Steinem, Sapphire, and Walker herself. 90 minutes.
    Sunday, May 1 at 1pm TPT LIFE
  • #2706 — Janis Joplin: American Masters
    Observe Janis Joplin's life through intimate letters and rare footage in the first in-depth celebration of the iconic rock singer. Director Amy Berg presents a portrait of a complicated, driven, often beleaguered artist. Chan Marshall narrates.
    Tuesday, May 3 at 7pm TPT 2
    Wednesday, May 4 at 1am TPT 2
    Saturday, May 7 at 11pm TPT 2
  • #2905 — The Highwaymen: American Masters
    Discover the story behind the pioneering outlaw country music supergroup that featured Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson, told through vintage performances and new interviews about life on the road and in the studio.
    Sunday, May 29 at 8:30pm TPT 2
    Monday, May 30 at 2:30am TPT 2
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