Season 1, Episode 9 Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Revisited
First Aired: November 29, 1988
The 1936 journey of writer James Agee and photographer Walker Evans through Alabama sharecropper country, which inspired their 1941 book, "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men." A 1979 BBC film.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)