WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15
10:00-11:00 p.m. - Amanda Gorman: Brave Enough with Robin Roberts - A Special Edition of 20/20
Robin Roberts sits down for in-depth interview with poet and activist Amanda Gorman.
'GOOD MORNING AMERICA' CO-ANCHOR ROBIN ROBERTS INTERVIEWS POET AMANDA GORMAN IN ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
Program Reveals Never-Before-Seen Personal Side of Writer and Activist Who Captivated Millions at President Biden's Inauguration
Special Features Interviews With Anna Wintour on Gorman's Role as Co-Chair of 2021 Met Gala
'Amanda Gorman: Brave Enough with Robin Roberts - A Special Edition of 20/20'
Airs Wednesday, Sept. 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC
ABC News presents a one-hour special that reveals the never-before-seen personal side of writer and activist Amanda Gorman, who captivated millions when she read an original poem during the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts sits down with Gorman, the first National Youth Poet Laureate, for an in-depth interview about her views on fame, her writing and success as a best-selling author, the role of activism in her work, her political aspirations and more. ABC News cameras also follow Gorman and provide unprecedented access to her day-to-day life for the first time ever, including an inside look at her writing process; her role co-chairing the 2021 Met Gala, including her preparation for and arrival at the event; and her work with a speech pathologist. The program includes an interview with Anna Wintour, who personally selected Gorman for her Met Gala co-chair position with other co-chairs Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish and Naomi Osaka. The special also features interviews with Jamie Frost, Gorman's longtime speech pathologist who helped her overcome a speech impediment and Dinah Berland, Gorman's WriteGirl mentor. "Amanda Gorman: Brave Enough with Robin Roberts - A Special Edition of 20/20" airs Wednesday, Sept. 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
John R. Green is executive producer of this special. Janice Johnston is executive producer of "20/20." David Sloan is senior executive producer.