Amy Goodman at the Sundance Film Festival last month with Rita Coburn Whack and Bob Hercules, co-producers of a new documentary on Maya Angelou, and Colin Johnson, Angelou’s grandson. Image: video still
Five years ago this week, Pres. Obama gave Maya Angelou the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Today’s show highlights the new documentary film about her life, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.” The film uses rare archive footage and features interviews with several of her friends.
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