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Learn why Maya Angelou signed with Porgy and Bess

Clip: 02/21/2017 | 57s Video has closed captioning.

Dr. Maya Angelou started her career in singing and dancing and eventually signed a contract with Porgy and Bess in order to further her career. Learn more about her time with the company in this video.

Aired: 02/21/17

Rating: NR

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