Amanpour and Company

Natasha Trethewey Reckons With Her Mom's Domestic Abuse

Clip: 10/13/2020 | 18m 8s Video has closed captioning.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey has first-hand knowledge of the devastating impact of violence in the home. She was 19 when her former stepfather murdered her mother, and that excruciating pain is the subject of her new book Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir. Michel Martin speaks with Trethewey in a raw and often emotional conversation.

Aired: 10/13/20

Rating: NR

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