PBS NewsHour

How Johnny Cash spoke to the heart of America

Clip: 12/16/2013 | 7m 36s

Longtime music writer Robert Hilburn was inspired to write his new book, "Johnny Cash: The Life," after finding that other biographies didn't tell the full story. Jeffrey Brown talks to Hilburn about the legendary musician's authenticity and gift for storytelling, as well as the well-known personal battles of the "Man in Black."

Aired: 12/16/13

Rating: NR

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