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Explore the fascinating life of celebrated singer Marian Anderson. In 1939, after being barred from performing at Constitution Hall because she was Black, she triumphed at the Lincoln Memorial in what became a landmark moment in American history.

Episode Duration: 1 hour 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 3302

About American Experience:

As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation.


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Fri, Feb 3 8:00 P.M. The Blinding of Isaac Woodard     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 4 1:00 A.M. The Blinding of Isaac Woodard     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 4 9:00 A.M. The Blinding of Isaac Woodard     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 4 3:00 P.M. The Blinding of Isaac Woodard     NH WORLD
Sun, Feb 5 10:00 P.M. Freedom Riders     NH WORLD
Mon, Feb 6 2:00 A.M. Freedom Riders     NH WORLD
Mon, Feb 6 10:00 A.M. Freedom Riders     NH WORLD
Wed, Feb 8 4:00 P.M. Goin' Back to T-Town     NH WORLD
Mon, Feb 20 9:00 P.M. Ruthless: Monopoly's Secret History     NHPBS
Tue, Feb 21 1:00 A.M. Ruthless: Monopoly's Secret History     NHPBS
Wed, Feb 22 4:00 A.M. Ruthless: Monopoly's Secret History     NHPBS
Sat, Feb 25 3:00 A.M. Ruthless: Monopoly's Secret History     NHPBS
Wed, Mar 8 1:00 P.M. Sandra Day O'connor: The First     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Mar 8 3:00 P.M. The Codebreaker     NH EXPLORE

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