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American Voices: Katori Hall

Clip: Season 2 | 3m 39s

Playwright Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop,” a musing on Martin Luther King’s last night, played on Broadway with Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson in the lead roles. Her play “Hurt Village” takes place in a contemporary Memphis housing project. In this essay, she addresses breaking down assumptions about poverty.

Aired: 12/14/12

Expired: 12/14/17

Rating: NR

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