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'Green Book' explores racial dynamics amidst Jim Crow

Clip: 11/23/2018 | 6m 15s Video has closed captioning.

"The Green Book," a new film based on the true story of black concert pianist Don Shirley, explores what happens when he hires a white bouncer to drive him through the dangerous Deep South in the Jim Crow era. Director Peter Farrelly explains to Jeffrey Brown how the movie proves that "ultimately, we're all the same."

Aired: 11/23/18

Rating: NR

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