Rita Coburn is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winner, known for her diverse work in print, television, radio, and film with Harpo, C-Span, Biography, PBS, BET, Public Radio, Oprah Radio, and Random House. Coburn's latest documentary, Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands, premieres nationwide Tuesday, February 8 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS American Masters. Coburn is also the author of "Meant to Be," published by Random House/Strivers Row in 2001. In addition, the Rita Coburn Whack Papers collection, containing 40+ oral history interviews and audiovisual materials from public radio work to documentaries created for public television, is currently housed at various institutions across the United States.