Anna Deveare Smith

Anna Deveare Smith appears in the following:

From Rodney King To Michael Brown: The Narrative Of Ferguson

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith is known for her documentary-style plays about race in America. Here, she reflects on the narrative out of Ferguson.

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Rodney King Dies at 47

Monday, June 18, 2012

When Rodney King was beaten by the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991, it set off a series of events that lead to the LA riots the following year. King was found dead early yesterday morning at the bottom of his swimming pool. Police are investigating the death as a drowning, without any evidence of foul play.

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Highs and Lows

Friday, January 01, 2010

It's the beginning of a new decade. Advocate and author Ralph Nader proposes a utopian future; performer Anna Deveare Smith explores human resiliency; president and CEO of The Aspen Institute Walter Isaacson discusses leadership; Rufus Griscom, founder of the website talks about good and bad parenting; honoring Basement Bhangra; ...