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AMERICAN MASTERS

S29 Ep2: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

  • Aired: 02/20/2015
  • 02:41
  • Rating: TV-PG
The film premieres Friday, February 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Wilson’s birth, the 10th anniversary of his death and Black History Month. Unprecedented access to Wilson’s theatrical archives, rarely seen interviews and new dramatic readings bring to life his seminal 10-play cycle chronicling a century of African-American life.
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S29 Ep2: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand
S29 Ep2: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand
The first documentary about the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson.
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