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Adam Frankel on Family Secrets and Intergenerational Trauma

Clip: 11/14/2019 | 19m 29s Video has closed captioning.

When Adam Frankel was 25 years old, he discovered something shocking: he wasn’t his father’s biological son, a secret his mother had kept from him his whole life. At the time, he was making waves as a talented speechwriter for President Obama. His debut book “The Survivors” captures his experience, and he sits down with Walter to discuss his powerful story.

Aired: 11/14/19

Rating: NR

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