Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/
Episode description: An in-depth portrait of one of the great American authors of the 20th century, featuring archival material that reflects Baldwin's worldwide influence and appeal and interviews with family members, friends, and notable colleagues such as Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, William Styron, Amiri Baraka, Richard Avedon, and Bobby Short. Through his work as a writer, Baldwin helped mobilize the civil rights movement, brought new awareness and compassion to both black and white readers, and shed light on what it is like to be an African American. [cc]
Rating: [TV-PG] (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Series Information: American Masters
No Upcoming Airdates.
- KET2: Tuesday, February 3, 2004 at 1:00 am EST
- KET2: Monday, February 2, 2004 at 10:00 pm EST
First aired: Monday, February 2, 2004 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/
EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/education/index.html
Price available upon request.