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Storytellers Find Fertile Material in Washington Dysfunction

Clip: 08/27/2013 | 10m 29s

Real-life drama in Washington isn't popular in the polls, but it does provide plenty of fodder for modern storytellers. Jeffrey Brown speaks with a few who have found inspiration: Beau Willimon, co-creator of the series "House of Cards," Jay Roach, director of the comedy "The Campaign," and novelist and critic Thomas Mallon.

Aired: 08/27/13

Rating: NR

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