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New documentary presents Toni Morrison in her own words

Clip: 07/05/2019 | 6m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

A recent documentary about Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison brings the renowned writer’s words to screen, while sharing an intimate personal look at her through the eyes of a close friend. John Yang sits down with director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, who has known Morrison for 38 years, to discuss how they met, her career as an editor at Random House and how she dispelled the “white gaze.”

Aired: 07/05/19

Rating: NR

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