PBS NewsHour

A “racial reckoning” in Virginia after scandal

Clip: 12/25/2022 | 5m 51s  | Video has closed captioning.

In 2019, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam faced a scandal involving a racist photograph in his medical school yearbook. But he decided not to resign, and instead focused on reconciliation, becoming one of the most consequential governors in Virginia's history. Margaret Edds' new book, "What the Eyes Can't See," examines Northam's redemption story and Virginia's racial history.

Aired: 12/25/22

Rating: NR

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