American Masters

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

Season 29 Episode 2 | 1h 24m 40s

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. Wilson won two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama.

Aired: 02/20/15

Expired: 02/21/17

Rating: TV-14

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