American Masters

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

Preview: Season 29 Episode 2 | 2m 41s

The film premieres Friday, February 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Wilson’s birth, the 10th anniversary of his death and Black History Month. Unprecedented access to Wilson’s theatrical archives, rarely seen interviews and new dramatic readings bring to life his seminal 10-play cycle chronicling a century of African-American life.

Aired: 02/20/15

Rating: TV-PG

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