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Black Soap Opera From The ’70s Resurfaces And Themes Just As Resonant Today

Bird of An Iron Feather was popular with critics and viewers but it only lasted one season. Critic and Chicago cultural historian Lee Bey is putting the show back on the radar. He joins us to tell us more about the show’s history and why it resonates today.

This interview was lightly edited for clarity and conciseness. Press play above to listen to the interview in its entirety.

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