Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands
02/08/2022 | 1h 53m 1s | WETA Passport
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.
Aired: 02/08/22 | Expires: 02/08/26 |
Extras From This Episode
Denyce Graves and others discuss Marian Anderson's legacy
Clip: 02/08/2022 | 1h 2m 5s
How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal classification
Clip: 02/08/2022 | 1m 24s
Marian Anderson overcame discrimination with Danbury farm
Clip: 02/08/2022 | 1m 34s
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