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When I Rise: Conrad Interview

Clip: Season 12 Episode 13 | 2m 5s

In 1957, Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student found herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to the heights of international opera.

Aired: 02/08/11

Rating: TV-PG

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