December 1, 2015

Audio and Video: Maya Angelou, Appearances and Interviews

Maya Angelou passed away today.

Below, find a very small selection of audio/video of interviews, book discussions, and appearances by Angelou that can be streamed online.

From the C-SPAN Video Library

Ms. Angelou appeared on C-SPAN a total of 25 times. You can find links to view video of all her appearances here.

From National Public Radio

Merv Griffin Show (From 1982)


Biography (Video) (Video)

CBC, Interview with George Stroumboulopoulos (2013)

From the Smithsonian Institution

From Harvard University

From the WGBH Open Vault

KPIX (via SF TV Archive)

Additional Resources

Mini Bibliography (via NLS/BPH)
Last Updated in 2011.

Maya Angelou’s OCLC WorldCat Identities File
Includes list of her most widely held works, publication timeline, and much more.

Maya Angelou’s Library of Congress Name Authority File Record

From Smithsonian Magazine

Growing Up Maya Angelou (April 2003)

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