Singer Marian Anderson triumphed over obstacles
Rhapsody in Black - Marian Anderson could sing!
Contralto Marian Anderson sang her way to the top. Despite racism and sexism, she found support from first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and performed at the Lincoln Memorial after being turned away from the whites-only Constitution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Host: Tesfa Wondemagegnehu
Producer: Dan Nass
Writers: Andrea Blain and Scott Blankenship
Executive Producer: Julie Amacher