American Masters — Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

Thursday, February 06, 2014
By Abbey Khan
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Get to know Alice Walker, one of the most influential writers of our time through a series of interviews with the woman herself and other notables including Steven Spielberg, Danny Glover, Quincy Jones, Gloria Steinem, Sapphire and the late Howard Zinn on American Masters – Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth.

In the documentary by filmmaker Pratibha Parmar, learn how the young girl who was born into a family of sharecroppers overcame poverty and racism to become the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Color Purple.

American Masters presents Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, premieres nationally Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9pm on PBS in honor of Walker’s 70th birthday and Black History Month.


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