August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

Full Film

American Masters — August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand premiered Friday, February 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Wilson’s birth, the 10th anniversary of his death and Black History Month. This first documentary about the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson (1945 – 2005) includes new interviews with film and stage luminaries and his family, scenes from his award-winning plays, and more.

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