Shakespeare Uncovered

“The Merchant of Venice” Preview

Preview: Season 3 Episode 2 | 30s

F. Murray Abraham untangles the controversies surrounding “The Merchant of Venice,” addressing the ubiquitous anti-Semitism that characterized Europe in Shakespeare’s time.

Aired: 10/12/18

Rating: NR

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This project is made possible through the generosity of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation - lead foundation sponsor with major funding from Rosalind P. Walter, The Polonsky Foundation, Virginia and Dana Randt, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, and PBS.