PBS NewsHour

Anna Deavere Smith puts herself into other people’s words

Clip: 04/06/2018 | 3m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Anna Deavere Smith, actor, playwright and activist, says she has been trying to become America, word for word. By conducting interviews and creating a narrative, she aims to make a current problem come alive. Deavere Smith offers her Brief but Spectacular take on listening to people.

Aired: 04/06/18

Rating: NR

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