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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.
How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal billing | Marian Anderson | American Masters | PBS
Rita Coburn "Truth is Marching" MLK Day 2019
See Behind the Scenes of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
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