American Masters

Insight into James Beard's life as a gay man

Clip: Season 31 Episode 4 | 2m 39s

In a time when sexuality - especially homosexuality - was not openly discussed, James Beard was comfortable, honest and open.

Aired: 05/19/17

Rating: NR

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