American Masters

Louis Gossett Jr. shares a story about his great-grandmother

Clip: Season 31 Episode 2 | 32s

Louis Gossett Jr. shares a story about an inspiring woman in his life: his great-grandmother. Join us in celebrating the powerful, creative and innovative women in our lives. Inspiring Woman is a year-long online campaign based on themes central to Dr. Angelou’s life: artistic expression, academic success, active community engagement and acceptance of difference.

Aired: 02/20/17

Rating: NR

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