PBS NewsHour

A Brief But Spectacular take on unearthing family stories

Clip: 06/14/2021 | 4m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Quiara Alegria Hudes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and collaborated with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Tony Award-winning musical "In The Heights." Hudes has also written a deeply personal memoir — “My Broken Language" — on navigating life as the daughter of a Puerto Rican mother and Jewish father in West Philadelphia. She gives us her Brief But Spectacular take on unearthing family stories.

Aired: 06/14/21

Rating: NR

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