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For more than 140 years 92nd Street Y has harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives. This weekly podcast series features many of the fascinating people and conversations from our stage, both recent as well as treasures from the past.

Feb 5, 2021

In this episode of 92Y Talks, legendary writer and performer Anna Deavere Smith, former senior advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett, and CNN’s Van Jones discuss the HBO film Notes from the Field. The film was adapted from Smith’s acclaimed one-woman show, in which she portrays a multitude of real-life characters with her signature precision. The conversation was recorded on February 19, 2018 in front of a live audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y.