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Lizz Winstead on Comedy and Activism

Plus, reacting to the Jussie Smollett verdict and discussing the complexities of opposing arguments in politics

The Golden Probe Awards 2016 Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Lady Parts Justice


Larry weighs in on the Jussie Smollett verdict and how to understand the complexities of opposing arguments in politics (8:47). He’s then joined by Lizz Winstead from Abortion Access Front to talk about her journey from being a young stand-up comedian (10:11) to cocreating The Daily Show at Comedy Central and Air America (25:37). They continue by diving deep into how she became an activist (43:39), the state of Roe V. Wade (53:26), and how we as a community can protect reproductive rights for women in our society (1:09:43).

Host: Larry Wilmore
Guest: Lizz Winstead
Producer: Kaya McMullen
Production Assistant: Chris Sutton

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