To The Contrary

TTC Extra: Trudeau's Brownface Controversy

Clip: Season 28 | 7m 27s

The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has been roiled in a controversy stemming from old pictures recently unveiled featuring him in racist makeup. In one picture, he is seen wearing "brownface" attempting to look like a person of Middle Eastern origin. In another, he is seen wearing blackface, imitating a black man. Will this controversy cost him reelection?

Aired: 09/20/19

Rating: NR

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