Marian Anderson: The Whole World In Her Hands
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Discover an international singer who captivated royalty in Europe and defied the conscience of 1939 America. Watch rare archival footage and hear audio recordings exploring her life and career from the Metropolitan Opera to the State Department.

Episode Duration: 1 hour 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 3311

About American Masters:

AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists.

Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America.

Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.


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Thu, Apr 18 4:30 A.M. Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes     NH Explore (11.2)
Sat, Apr 27 8:00 P.M. Ailey     NH World (11.3)
Sat, Apr 27 8:00 P.M. The Incomparable Mr. Buckley     NH Explore (11.2)
Sun, Apr 28 12:00 A.M. Ailey     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Apr 28 1:00 A.M. The Incomparable Mr. Buckley     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, May 8 1:00 P.M. Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, May 9 3:00 A.M. Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, May 9 2:00 P.M. Nam June Paik     NH World (11.3)
Sat, May 25 8:00 P.M. Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir     NH World (11.3)
Sun, May 26 12:00 A.M. Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir     NH World (11.3)
Mon, May 27 7:30 P.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)
Tue, May 28 12:30 A.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)
Tue, May 28 8:30 A.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)


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