Amanpour and Company

A Reckoning with the History of Slavery in the U.S.

Clip: 12/13/2021 | 17m 26s  | Video has closed captioning.

Clint Smith is an award-winning poet and author whose work examines America’s complex relationship with race. In his latest book, "How the Word Is Passed," Smith tours the country, examining the state of America’s racial reckoning as reflected in the country's best known monuments – as he explains to Walter Isaacson.

Aired: 12/13/21

Rating: NR

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