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Kerry Washington desperately searches for her 'American Son'

Clip: 12/11/2018 | 6m 18s

In a sparse room at a Miami police station, parents learn that there has been a confrontation between their son and the police -- and something very bad may have happened. Actress Kerry Washington stars in "American Son," a new play on Broadway, as a mother who has long lived with the fear of dangers facing young black men today. Washington and others talk with Jeffrey Brown.

Aired: 12/11/18

Rating: NR

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