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Revisiting the Past in Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat

Clip: Season 40 Episode 5 | 3m 13s

This American theater landmark was among the first to address issues of racial prejudice. Yet it is also undeniably a product of its time. Cast members Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Jane Alexander open up about how they approach the work in the 21st Century.

Aired: 10/16/15

Rating: NR

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