In Season 5, 'The Americans' Takes On New Overtones

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Season 5 of the FX show “The Americans” premiered Tuesday night. The critically-acclaimed drama has been praised for the performances of the two leads, Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, who play a married couple working as undercover Soviet spies in America during the Cold War.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans (@Deggans) talks with Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson about the new season, and how the show reflects America’s current relationship with Russia.

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