92y Talks

Notes from the Field: Anna Deavere Smith with Valerie Jarrett and Van Jones



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.