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Independent Lens | When I Rise | Barbara Smith Conrad Interview | PBS

Duration: 02:05
Program: Independent Lens #1213

For Conrad - truly the embodiment of "Amazing Grace" - creativity is essential.

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.

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Post Date: December 19, 2010