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Host Dionne Warwick returns for The HistoryMakers Year In Review - 2001 to look back on The HistoryMakers’ second year and the night she was interviewed by her friend, actress and entertainer, the late Diahann Carroll in An Evening With Dionne Warwick in Chicago. Throughout the year the organization continued to collect stories for the archive with 82 additional HistoryMakers interviewed in Los Angeles, Boston, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and New York. The HistoryMakers’ public presence grew with the hosting of several large live events in Chicago honoring African American artists, baseball players, and legislators, with particular attention given to African American women and American Indians. In addition to never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage, this evening program features a special performance by Lisa Fischer, in tribute to Dionne Warwick and those interviewed in 2001. Immediately following will be a screening of An Evening With Dionne Warwick.

An Evening With Dionne Warwick - Special Viewing

An Evening With Dionne Warwick

Taped: Wednesday, November 14, 2001

This one hour one-on-one interview program provided a rare look into the life and times of Dionne Warwick. Taped in Chicago in front of a live audience, singer Warwick was interviewed by her friend, actress and entertainer, Diahann Carroll. Warwick is one of the most celebrated vocal artists of the past fifty years. With more than fifty hit singles and twenty albums, the artist that bridged the gap climbed to the top of the charts more than any other female entertainer during this time. Throughout her illustrious career, Warwick has combined her exceptional talents as a singer with a deep personal commitment to social activism. Her humanitarian efforts to further AIDS research and education have earned Warwick the respect of millions around the world. An Evening With Dionne Warwick provided an inside look into and explored the wonderfully unique life of Dionne Warwick. Using clips of performances and newsreel footage, An Evening with Dionne Warwick told the story of this living legend.

Find more information on the program here. 

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

7 p.m. EST/ 6 p.m. CST/ 5 p.m. MST/ 4 p.m. PST

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