Diahann Carroll on the impact of her TV series "Julia"

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

Actress Diahann Carroll describes the impact of her series Julia, which challenged people’s stereotypes about African Americans, and African American women in particular:

”It was groundbreaking. You had to answer a lot of questions that people didn't dare ask prior to ‘Julia.’ They just had their prejudices. They held on to them. They worked out of them, but now all of a sudden, they were confronted with something else."

Watch Diahann Carroll’s full Archive of American Television interview where she talks about her career from Julia to Dynasty, and more.

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