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Wiley, Akers, and Bamuthi Joseph

Discover the tradition of spiritual music found at Angola State Prison in Louisiana with saxophonist Howard Wiley.

Spend the day with weaver Adela Akers in her studio as she works with painstaking delicacy.

Lend an ear to Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who blends spoken word, rap and movement to tell stories drawn from personal experience.

[Original air date: Wed, May 02, 2007]

Episode #506H | Duration: 27:16 | Closed Captioned | Stereo | TVG

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