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James Brown Documentary Wins A Peabody Award

The HBO film “ Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown” won a Peabody Award this week. When the documentary first premiered, Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson spoke with the filmmaker,  Alex Gibney, longtime Brown trombonist  Fred Wesley and Michael Veal, a professor of ethnomusicology. We revisit that conversation.


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