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AMERICAN MASTERS

S28 Ep3: Alice Walker: What's in a Name

  • Aired: 02/07/2014
  • 00:55
  • Rating: TV-14
Alice Walker's great-great-great-great-grandmother was a slave who journeyed on foot with two babies on her hips, from Virginia to Eatonton, Georgia, which is considered Walker's ancestral home. In memory of that walk, Walker chose to keep and embrace her maiden name, Walker.
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S28 Ep3: Alice Walker: What's in a Name
S28 Ep3: Alice Walker: What's in a Name
Alice Walker talks about her great-great-great-great-grandmother's journey.
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