Amanpour and Company

How Tim Robbins' New Play Confronts Xenophobia

Clip: 01/24/2020 | 2m 28s Video has closed captioning.

From "The Shawshank Redemption" to "Dark Waters," Tim Robbins’ career has been a constant dialogue between advocacy and artistic expression. His most recent play, "The New Colossus," pays homage to the immigrants and refugees who came to America to find a better life, and in the end shaped the nation. He joins the program to discuss this endeavor and his wider career.

Aired: 01/24/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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