Television Legend Carol Burnett’s Life and Career Profiled in American Masters: Carol Burnett – A Woman of Character
As part of the premiere, CPTV is offering viewers a chance to win Burnett’s new book, Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story from Simon & Schuster. To enter to win, go cptv.org/contests.
The program showcases Burnett’s own take on her award-winning career that began in
In Carrie and Me, Carol Burnett shares her personal diary entries and correspondence revealing her anguish as a mother of a troubled teenager, the epiphanies that helped her help her family, and the grief and then the hope she felt after her daughter’s death. Through Burnett’s inimitable voice, we get a portrait of an unforgettable young woman that will bring hope to anyone struggling with raising or losing a child.
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