March 26, 2007 A new Criterion four-DVD box set — Paul Robeson: Portraits of the Artist features several of Robeson's films and an abundance of documentary material.
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May 31, 2003 NPR's Scott Simon and cultural commentator Murray Horowitz reflect on the impact of "Ol' Man River." It's the 75th anniversary of Paul Robeson's powerful recording of the hauntingly beautiful song from Show Boat.
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April 9, 2003 NPR's Tavis Smiley talks to St. Clair Bourne about his new documentary, Paul Robeson: Here I Stand.
May 21, 2002 Host Tavis Smiley highlights this month's WORTHY project. We hear about Paul Robeson from WORTHY scholar Dennis Nelson. And Tavis also sits down with the son of Paul Robeson, Paul Robeson Jr. who authored the book, The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: An Artist's Journey, 1898 — 1939.
April 26, 2001 Hes just written a new memoir called The Undiscovered Paul Robeson, the first of a two part series on his father, the famed actor, singer and athlete. He talks about his fathers rise in show business and what it was like growing up as the son of an icon. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
April 9, 2001 Host Bob Edwards takes a look at a new book about the singer and actor Paul Robeson. The Undiscovered Paul Robeson was written by his son, Paul Robeson Jr.
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