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AMERICAN MASTERS : Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET

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Explore the entertainer’s vast talent and journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America.

  • Airdate(s): 2/19/2019, 9:00 - 11:00 PM ET
  • AMMS #: 2707
  • Original Broadcast: 2/19/2019
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Episode Description

Explore the entertainer’s vast talent and journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America. Features Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, and clips from his TV, film and concert performances.

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Press Documents

  • THIRTEEN’s American Masters Celebrates Two Legendary Performers in Honor of Black History Month with the Broadcast Premieres of Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me and Charley Pride: I’m Just Me

    Press Release
  • AMERICAN MASTERS "Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me" Interviewee List

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