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Harvey Weinstein's New York trial gets off to dramatic start

Clip: 01/07/2020 | 5m 12s Video has closed captioning.

The long-awaited criminal trial of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein began in New York City this week. Although more than 80 women have accused Weinstein of sexual assault, harassment or misconduct, this trial is based on charges of rape and criminal sexual assault brought by two women. Weinstein maintains the encounters were consensual. The New York Times’ Jodi Kantor speaks to Amna Nawaz.

Aired: 01/07/20

Rating: NR

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