PBS NewsHour

Uncovering the problem of forced marriage in the U.S.

Clip: 09/14/2016 | 10m 17s

She was never verbally or physically threatened or restrained. But at age 19, Nina Van Harn felt like she couldn’t say no when she was expected to marry a man chosen by her family. And she is not alone in her experience. In a two-year period, it’s estimated that there were 3,000 such forced marriage cases in the United States. Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports.

Aired: 09/14/16

Rating: NR

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