A look at the career of the comic and actress who took Hollywood by storm in Ghost and The Color Purple, but whose off-color language and liberal politics have drawn storms of protest. Interviewed in a New York theater, Whoopi talks in depth and with typical candor about her life. Also interviewed are Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Patrick Swayze, and daughter Alexandra Martin, who has had a rocky relationship with her mother.
Check out BIO’s original video series, American Freedom Stories, about the historic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, and the leaders and everyday heroes who fought to make racial equality a reality. Watch videos.
The Emmy Award-winning Education Department of A&E Television Networks develops educational resources for teachers. Check out some fascinating BIO BLOG articles by the education team.
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