Need To Know American Voices: Katori Hall
Memphis-born playwright Katori Hall on breaking down assumptions about poverty. Details
Program: Need To Know
Episode: American Voices: Katori Hall
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.
Premiere Date: 12/14/2012
Episode Expires: Thu 14 Dec 2017
TV Rating: NR
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