American Masters

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth. Full Film

02/07/2014 | 1h 23m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

"Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth" is the first film biography of writer and activist Alice Walker. Most famous for her seminal novel "The Color Purple" for which she won a Pulitzer Prize, Walker was raised in poverty in the rural South during the violent and seismic social changes of mid-20th century America. Women, poverty and civil rights became the inherent themes in her writing.

Aired: 02/07/14

Expired: 11/29/15

Rating: TV-14

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