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Watch Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise on PBS

Premiere date: February 21, 2017 | 0:02:38

THIRTEEN’s American Masters Presents Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, February 21 on PBS During Black History Month

The first feature documentary on the author/activist includes exclusive interviews with Dr. Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, Common, Bill and Hillary Clinton and others.
This unprecedented film combines Dr. Maya Angelou’s words with rare, intimate archival photographs and videos, exploring some of America’s most defining moments through her eyes. Chronicling everything from her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” takes us on a journey through the life of an American icon.
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