American Masters

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

08/23/2013 | 1h 25m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

The life, works and beliefs of the late writer and civil rights activist are recounted: what it is to be born black, impoverished, gifted, and gay in a world that has yet to understand that “all men are brothers.” James Baldwin tells his own story in this emotional portrait.

Aired: 08/23/13

Expired: 07/10/22

Rating: TV-PG

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