American Masters

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

08/29/2014 | 1h 49m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Her photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a portrait that came to represent America's Great Depression. Yet few know the story, struggles and profound body of work of the woman who created the portrait: Dorothea Lange. Directed and narrated by Lange's granddaughter Dyanna Taylor.

Aired: 08/29/14

Expired: 03/31/18

Rating: NR

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