Playing fast and loose with the Six Degrees of Separation game, American Masters looks at its archives to see what the great American writer J.D. Salinger has in common with the lives and careers of 11 other American Masters.
Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.
Experience the battle for a living planet in this exploration of the environmental movement.
Explore the tall-tale life of participatory journalist and Paris Review co-founder George Plimpton.
A documentary looking at the life and death of ballerina, Tanaquil Le Clercq.