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Anna Deavere Smith tackles school-to-prison pipeline

Clip: 09/29/2015 | 7m 25s

For Anna Deavere Smith, actress and path-breaking performance artist, Baltimore is home. After the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, the city became a sadly appropriate setting for Smith to tackle her latest project: a one-woman show about the "school to prison pipeline," which funnels children who get into trouble at school into the criminal justice system. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 09/29/15

Rating: NR

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