Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Hope Versus Optimism - Andrew Chignell on Anna Deavere Smith

Clip: Season 3 Episode 1 | 5m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

In this companion piece to Anna Deavere Smith’s episode, Kelly Corrigan speaks with Andrew Chignell, professor of philosophy and religion at Princeton University. They discuss how Andrew’s research surrounding hope and optimism aligns with Anna’s experience of storytelling. In particular, they speak to the important process of moving from despair to hope in storytelling on stage and in real life.

Aired: 04/05/22

Rating: NR

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