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Director Amma Asante Discusses Hulu Series "Mrs. America"

Clip: 07/24/2020 | 2m 44s Video has closed captioning.

A new Hulu mini series called “Mrs. America” examines the controversial 1970s anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafly, who was determined to defeat the equal rights amendment. Amma Asante directed two episodes of the series. She joins Christiane to discuss the feminist movement and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's electrifying floor speech lambasting what she calls a “faux apology” by Rep. Ted Yoho.

Aired: 07/24/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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