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In 'Pullman Porter Blues,' a Family's Trip Through Time

  • Aired: 12/12/2012
  • 03:27
  • Rating: E
"Pullman Porter Blues," which took playwright Cheryl L. West almost five years to complete and is one of her more personal works, tells the story of three generations of Pullman train porters from the Sykes family who are struggling to come to terms with each other, racial tensions and an uncertain future.
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Conversation with playwright Cheryl L. West and actor Cleavant Derricks.
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