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American Masters: Roberta Flack
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American Masters: Roberta Flack follows the music icon from a piano lounge through her rise to stardom. From “First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” to “Killing Me Softly,” Flack’s virtuosity was inseparable from her commitment to civil rights. Detailing her story in her own words, the film features exclusive access to Flack’s archives and interviews with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Peabo Bryson and more.

Tuesday, January 24, 8 pm on Nine PBS and livestream.
Repeats Sunday, January 29, 2:30 pm.

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American Masters

Roberta Flack

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Expires: 2023-02-22
Rating: TV-14

Discover music icon Roberta Flack’s rise to stardom and triumphs over racism and sexism.

American Masters: Roberta Flack
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The origin of Flack's hit "Killing Me Softly With His Song"
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The origin of Flack's hit "Killing Me Softly With His Song"
Roberta Flack was a child piano prodigy
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Roberta Flack was a child piano prodigy
How Roberta Flack created soul with "getting-togetherness"
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How Roberta Flack created soul with "getting-togetherness"
Clint Eastwood loved "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
American Masters
Clint Eastwood loved "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
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