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George Stevens Jr. (Uncredited)

George Stevens, Jr.

George Stevens, Jr. has achieved an extraordinary creative legacy over a career spanning almost 50 years.  He is a writer, director, producer, playwright and author. He has enriched the film and television arts as a distinguished filmmaker and is widely credited with bringing style and taste to the national television events he has conceived, including “The Kennedy Center Honors,” which is taking place for the 33rd  time this December. As a writer, director and producer, Stevens has earned many accolades, including 13 Emmys, two Peabody Awards for Meritorious Service to Broadcasting and eight awards from the Writers Guild of America.

Video and Audio

In Conversation: George Stevens Jr.

Writer, producer, director George Stevens, Jr. discusses highlights of his life and career including his most recent play, Thurgood, the Kennedy Center Honors, the American Film Institute, and lessons learned from his father.

Theater Look-In: Thurgood

Join moderator David Dower and playwright George Stevens, Jr. as they discuss the history behind the play "Thurgood" and provide insight into the character of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American man appointed to the Supreme Court.