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Art Exhibit / Gee's Bend Quilts #719872

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 18, 2003
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) This weekend's celebrations of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King noted.

(Gee's Bend, Alabama: Randall Pinkston) The treasure house of cultural & monetary wealth in the quilts of Gee's Bend, Alabama, featured; scenes shown from the isolated black community of Gee's Bend & from New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art, where the quilts are on display. [Quilt maker Mary Lee BENDOLPH†- recalls life in Gee's Bend.] [Author art collector Bill ARNETT†- talks about his interest in the quilt art.] [Quilt maker Annie Mae YOUNG†- remembers her mother.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Pinkston, Randall

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