American Masters

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

Season 27 Episode 4 | 1h 25m 12s

The life, works and beliefs of the late writer and civil rights activist are recounted: what it is to be born black, impoverished, gifted, and gay in a world that has yet to understand that “all men are brothers.” James Baldwin tells his own story in this emotional portrait.

Aired: 08/23/13

Expired: 08/23/14

Rating: NR

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