An extended interview with Billie Jean King.
It's the life and times of Billie Jean King in a series of vintage trading cards from American Masters: collect them all!
The Battle of the Sexes: the story of when Bobby Riggs challenged Billie Jean King and the whole Women's Rights movement to a game of tennis in the 1970s.
The story of how Venus Williams met Billie Jean King and how King influenced Williams.
An encore of James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (original broadcast August 14, 1989) is scheduled for Friday, August 23 at 9pm on PBS in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington (8/28/1963). This broadcast also coincides with the 25th anniversary of James Baldwin’s death (12/1/1987) and the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation (1/1/1863).
Words -- both written and spoken -- were James Baldwin's greatest gift to America and to people of all races all over the world.
Features highlights of Baldwin's deep involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, excerpted from the film James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket.
American Master James Baldwin meet with members of the African-American community in San Francisco in the early 1960s. "Take This Hammer" shows a Baldwin intent on discovering what he called, “the real situation of Negroes in the city, as opposed to the image San Francisco would like to present.”
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