The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Peabody Conversations: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj


Text by Margaret Blanchard, Video by Wes Unruh - 7/23/19


“News and politics is very divisive but if you can ground it in a great story, people are able to connect to it,” Hasan Minhaj says in this Peabody Conversation. The host of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” uses high-energy delivery and wit to put current international affairs into perspective. Peabody Awards honored the program “for offering an important new take on politics and popular culture and giving voice to politically engaged young people in a diverse American polity.”