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Odie Hawkins

Odie Hawkins was encouraged by Alex Haley in the 1980's when he told Norman Lear, "I think Odie Hawkins is a very talented writer, a brilliant story teller. He deserves a wider audience." Odie Hawkins working with Alex Haley, wrote the teleplay for "Old Sister". S. Pearl Sharp as Saundra Sharp, wrote the story. "Old Sister" aired on CBS in the "Palmerstown" television drama series. Norman Lear and Alex Haley, based the series on their own childhood. https: //... Invigorated by Dr. Margaret...See more