Sammy and Dino Episode 7: Yes I Can

December 07, 2021
1 hr 8 min
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Sammy and Dino Episode 7: Yes I Can

Sammy and Dino Episode 7: Yes I Can

December 07, 2021
1 hr 8 min
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CATEGORY: TV & Film
Released in 1965, Sammy Davis Jr.'s autobiography became an instant classic, one of the most dynamic celebrity memoirs ever published and a testament to Davis’s barrier-breaking success as a black man in America. But the story behind the book, which was conceived and developed by two white ghostwriters -- and the racial and sexual dynamics of Davis's life during the years leading up to its release, which included two marriages and one relationship with a white movie star which almost got him killed -- are even more fascinating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices