Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in 'Sounder' . For this role she also won the NSFC Best Actress and NBR Best Actress Awards. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Cicely Tyson has 12 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Convention. The year with the most videos was 2000 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 6,812 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (4), Jesse Jackson (3), Marion Barry (3). Most common tags: African Americans, Civil Rights, American Perspectives.

Appearances by Title:c. October 26, 1992 - Present Actor Videos: 12

Recent Appearances

  • Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the national mall, participants spoke about the legacy of the Reverend…

  • Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared…

  • Tribute to Sojourner Truth

    Tribute to Sojourner Truth

    The Sojourner Truth bust was unveiled in the Capitol Visitor Center Emancipation Hall. She is the first black woman to be honored with a bust at the U.S.…

  • Rosa Parks Memorial Service

    Rosa Parks Memorial Service

    Following a period during which Ms. Parks was honored by lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, a memorial service was held to honor her life…

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