Watch: Going Home With Maya Angelou

August 12, 2014 2:55 PM

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Over the years and on several occasions, I interviewed Maya Angelou, the legendary author who died in May. In this first of two programs celebrating her extraordinary life and legacy, I revisit an episode from his 1982 series Creativity in which Angelou and I returned to the small town of Stamps, Arkansas, where she spent much of her childhood.

Walking with me, she remembers a place where she was "terribly hurt... and vastly loved." Stamps, Arkansas, was deeply segregated, and divided by railroad tracks that split the town into black and white.

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