Amanpour and Company

What Can We Learn From Shakespeare in Challenging Times?

Clip: 03/27/2020 | 2m 58s Video has closed captioning.

For centuries, people have turned to the words of the Bard in times of war, plague, romance and social upheaval. James Shapiro is a world-renowned Shakespeare scholar at Columbia University whose new book explores the playwright’s unique significance for Americans. As Shapiro explains to Christiane, Shakespeare has lessons and hope even for these challenging and uncertain times.

Aired: 03/27/20

Rating: NR

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