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Tom Stoppard on "Leopoldstadt"

Clip: 10/26/2021 | 2m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1993, the celebrated playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard was told both of his parents were Jewish and that all his grandparents and other relatives had perished in the Nazi death camps. Reckoning with his Jewish identity informs his latest play "Leopoldstadt," about the devastating impact of World War II on a family in Vienna.

Aired: 10/26/21

Rating: NR

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