Jeff Daniels on NBC: ‘Racism Has Been in This Country Since the Mayflower Saw Land’

November 27, 2018 | 3:23 PM EST

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Appearing on Monday’s Today show to promote his new role as Atticus Finch in a Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, liberal actor Jeff Daniels touted how the iconic story “still resonates today” because racism “hasn’t gone away.” In fact, he described racial animus as a defining characteristic in American history.

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