What Happened, Miss Simone?

The Jinx, Going Clear win Peabody Awards in documentary category

A peek into Scientology, a miniseries about accused murderer Robert Durst, and two celebrity biopics were among the nine honorees in the Peabody Awards’ documentary and educational category.

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What Happened, Miss Simone?: EW review

No medium could ever quite contain the multitudes of Ms. Nina Simone, the brilliant, volatile, and blazingly gifted singer and civil rights activist. Liz Garbus’ documentary is no exception, but it does offer an excellently clear-eyed primer on the woman whose talent carried her from an impoverished childhood in Tryon, N.C., to the world’s most rarefied stages—and whose political defiance nearly ended her career.

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