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Independent Lens | When I Rise - Promo | PBS

Duration: 00:28
Program: Independent Lens #1213

Bigotry knocked her down ... but her music knocked back.

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