PBS NewsHour

Why Alan Alda pays close attention to people’s faces

Clip: 07/12/2018 | 4m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

Alan Alda had an unusual childhood, but it helped him hone his identity as a communicator. As his mother suffered from mental illness, he became a close observer of people, their faces and body language, which led him toward becoming an award-winning actor, writer, director and now podcaster. Alda gives his Brief but Spectacular take on being connected.

Aired: 07/12/18

Rating: NR

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