American Masters

The Groundbreaking Broadway Casting of "A Raisin in the Sun"

Clip: 01/19/2018 | 3m Video has closed captioning.

Sidney Poitier, Lloyd Richard and Ruby Dee reflect on the unprecedented casting of black actors in the Broadway debut of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun."

Aired: 01/19/18

Rating: NR

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