Tuesday, November 13, 2012

This land is your land, this land is my land...

Woody Guthrie, the nation's signature folk singer/song-writer, has had his music recorded by everyone from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to the Irish rock band U2. Hailing from Pampa, Texas and blowing out of the Dust Bowl in 1930s Depression Era America, he blended vernacular, rural music and populism to give voice to millions of downtrodden citizens. AMERICAN MASTERS looks at his life and music, and how he influenced generations...7pm

FRONTLINE explores the shadow world of assisted suicide, where the lines between legality and criminality are blurred as never before. With intimate access to decisions near the end of life, FRONTLINE takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time -- told not only by the people choosing to die, but also by their "assisters"...8:30pm

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