PBS NewsHour

Entertainment and activism of ‘Orange Is the New Black’

Clip: 08/22/2014 | 6m 29s

Piper Kerman, whose memoir, "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison,” inspired a hit series on Netflix, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the prevalence of mental illness, sexual abuse and inequality in the American justice system, as well as how the Emmy-nominated show compares to real life.

Aired: 08/22/14

Rating: NR

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