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Mary Wharton in Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound

Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound

2009 NR

Celebrating the life and career of folk legend and activist Joan Baez, this documentary features a wealth of archival footage, recent performances and interviews with David Crosby, Jesse Jackson, Bob Dylan and others. Her performance at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island and footage of her human rights activism highlight her public persona, while a candid chat with ex-husband David Harris offers a private glimpse into this American icon.