PBS NewsHour

Remembering Aretha Franklin, the soulful voice of our time

Clip: 08/16/2018 | 13m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

A legend is gone. Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday at age 76 in Detroit from pancreatic cancer. One of the best-selling musical artists of all times, she defined a generation of music with countless hits like “Think” and “Respect.” Judy Woodruff gets remembrances from Chris Richards of the Washington Post and opera singer Grace Bumbry.

Aired: 08/16/18

Rating: NR

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