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Host Steve Ordower sits down with filmmaker Bob Hercules to discuss his recent documentary, “Maya Angelou l And Still I rise”, along with the rest of Hercules’ prolific career. This documentary, which won a Peabody award, is the first feature documentary on the singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer who inspired generations with modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. As part of the Peabody 30, the program was considered “the best of the best” out of 1,200 entries in television, radio, podcast, and web programming broadcast in 2017. This film was also an official selection in the Sundance Film Festival, and won 19 awards on 3 continents. We also talk about the rest of Hercules' extraordinary career, discussing films about Bill T. Jones, Saul Alinsky, as well as Holocaust survivor Eva Kor.

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