“Mama Called” Documentary to Celebrate Bear Bryant Centennial

“Mama Called” will be broadcast on Alabama Public Television several times during August 2014 —

Paul W. “Bear” Bryant was born on September 11, 1913. 2013 was the centennial of his birth and special events to celebrate his life were held at the University of Alabama including the premiere broadcast of a new one-hour documentary about him. “Mama Called” was produced by the University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (where I work) and the Paul W. Bryant Museum at the University of Alabama. I wasn’t involved in this documentary but my colleagues Rob Briscoe, Gray Lloyd, Robert Clay and Preston Sullivan put a lot of work into it and I definitely recommend it.

“Mama Called” will be broadcast several times on Alabama Public Television during the month of August 2014. Information about broadcast times for the documentary are available on Alabama Public Television’s website.

For more information about the Bryant Centennial, visit the Bryant Museum or their special site about the Bryant Centennial.

Follow this link to order a copy of the “Mama Called” documentary and other Bryant Centennial materials.

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