Resisting Deportation, Cynthia Nixon, Marriage Equality's Long Fight, 'Dear Evan Hansen'

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"Dear Evan Hansen" tells the story of a teenager who becomes the center of attention following a tragedy.

New York Times Magazine contributing writer Marcela Valdes and immigrant rights activist Erika Andiola on how Arizona activist groups hope to take their resistance strategies nationwide. Ben Platt discusses his starring role in the new Tony-nominated musical, “Dear Evan Hansen,” along with Steven Leveson, who wrote the book. Tony winner Cynthia Nixon discusses her starring role in The Manhattan Theatre Club production of “The Little Foxes.” Nathaniel Frank, Director of the What We Know Project at Columbia Law School, traces the history of the fight for marriage equality in the U.S.

Note: Jonathan Capehart guest-hosted this episode of "The Leonard Lopate Show."