AN EVENING WITH SMOKEY ROBINSON
An inside look into the life & career of the Motown legend
Aired Friday, 2/5 at 11:00 p.m. on CPTV
Gwen Ifill talks with Smokey Robinson, giving viewers an insider’s look at the life and career of the Motown legend. The program, taped in 2009 before a theater audience at Northwestern University Thorne Auditorium, features former Motown executive and film producer Suzanne de Passe as mistress of ceremonies, with musical tributes from Grammy-nominated artists such as Teena Marie, Howard Hewett and Musiq Soulchild.