Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

The Groundbreaking Broadway Casting of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun”

Sidney Poitier, Lloyd Richard and Ruby Dee reflect on the unprecedented casting of black actors in the Broadway debut of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun.”


Funding for Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major support is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Ford Foundation/JustFilms, National Endowment for the Arts, LEF Foundation, Peter G. Peterson & Joan Ganz Cooney Fund.