World Special
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 9:00pm

This historical biography traces the life of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States. WILDER: AN AMERICAN FIRST charts his early years waiting tables in segregated country clubs and hotels during the Depression, to the narrow and heated 1989 race for governor of Virginia to his failed campaign for the 1991 Democratic presidential nomination.