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‘Veep’ executive producer Frank Rich on a life in theater

Clip: 05/02/2019 | 3m 27s

Writer and producer Frank Rich has led a long and varied career in the arts, from serving as theater critic for The New York Times to his current role as executive producer for the hit HBO show “Veep,” now in its final season. Rich talks about his experience in the political circles of D.C., using drama as an escape and his brief but spectacular take on a life in theater.

Aired: 05/02/19

Rating: NR

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