American Masters: Dr. Tony Fauci

American Masters: Dr. Tony Fauci

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Dr. Anthony Fauci laughs while being interviewed in his home.

Credit: Courtesy of Topspin Content/Room 608/American Masters Pictures

Follow Dr. Anthony Fauci as he grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and his 50-year career as the nation’s leading public health advocate. 

American Masters: Dr. Tony Fauci, airing Tuesday, March 21 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV, reveals a rarely seen side of the physician, husband and father as he confronts political backlash, a new administration and questions of the future.

Dr. Anthony Fauci became a household name during the AIDS crisis of the ‘80s and ‘90s. The physician-scientist and immunologist has since served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Chief Medical Advisor to the President for seven different administrations in the U.S. In 2020, he found himself in the spotlight again as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the globe. Beginning with the inauguration of President Joe Biden and spanning two years, American Masters: Dr. Tony Fauci captures America’s most prominent physician, as he reflects on the pandemics that have shaped his 50-year career.