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April 17, 2018

“American Masters” Wins Peabody Award for “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”

American Masters received a 2017 Peabody Award for Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.

The documentary, which was unanimously nominated for the 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 is American Masters 13th Peabody Award.

Congratulations to the American Masters team!

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