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Description: Kerry Washington Moderator: Pat Mitchell, President/CEO, The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center welcomes actress Kerry Washington for an in-depth discussion of her career. Washington has received rave reviews for her work in films including Ray, The Last King of Scotland, and Django Unchained, and she currently rivets the attention of legions of obsessed fans of her addictive hit series Scandal, playing complicated crisis manager Olivia Pope. Scandal boasts the first lead performance in an American network drama series by an African-American woman since 1974, and Washington's work in that series has been recognized by the NAACP and the Primetime Emmy Awards.