PBS NewsHour

Neil Simon, ‘the perfect troubadour’ for the middle class

Clip: 08/27/2018 | 6m | Video has closed captioning.

For decades, Neil Simon was one of the country’s most prolific and commercially successful playwrights. Whether delivering humor or drama, Simon possessed a rare understanding of the frictions his audience experienced in their most intimate relationships. Jeffrey Brown looks back at the career of Neil Simon, with insight from Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks.

Aired: 08/27/18

Rating: NR

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