The World of Julia Peterkin: Cheating the Stillness

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A profile of Southern author Julia Peterkin (1880-1961), whose work---including the 1929 Pulitzer Prize winner "Scarlet Sister Mary"---was deemed controversial in some quarters because of its sympathetic portrayal of rural blacks.

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  • Premiered: March 20, 2010
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A profile of Southern author Julia Peterkin (1880-1961), whose work---including the 1929 Pulitzer Prize winner "Scarlet Sister Mary"---was deemed controversial in some quarters because of its sympathetic portrayal of rural blacks.