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Actress Andra Day reflects on her role as Billie Holiday

Clip: 04/19/2021 | 6m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The new film "The United States Vs. Billie Holiday" takes on the life of "Lady Day," the great Billie Holiday. And the woman playing her — Andra Day — is winning raves of her own with a nomination for best actress at the upcoming Oscars. Jeffrey Brown speaks with the actress about how she prepared for the role for our ongoing arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Aired: 04/19/21

Rating: NR

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