American Experience

Chapter 1 | Voice of Freedom

Clip: Season 33 Episode 2 | 9m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

On Easter Sunday, 1939, contralto Marian Anderson stepped up to a microphone in front of the Lincoln Memorial. Inscribed on the walls of the monument behind her were the words “all men are created equal.”

Aired: 02/15/21

Rating: NR

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