Louis Gossett Jr. on his role in The Book of Negroes

Louis Gossett Jr. talks about his role in the CBC TV adaptation of The Book of Negroes.
Oscar-winning actor, Louis Gossett Jr., as Daddy Moses in The Book of Negroes. (CBC)

Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. talks to guest host Piya Chattopadhyay about his role in the CBC TV adaptation of Lawrence Hill's acclaimed novel The Book of Negroes.

The first African-American man to win an Oscar in a supporting role, Louis Gossett Jr. reflects on the challenges of picking and choosing his roles, and the growing opportunities for black actors on-screen.

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