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When Toni Morrison Won The Nobel Prize

Clip: 06/23/2020 | 2m 34s Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am," Toni Morrison tells the story of going to Stockholm to accept the Nobel Prize. "I like the Nobel Prize. Because they know how to give a party," she said. A film by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Aired: 06/23/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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