We ask Aaron Sorkin, the American Oscar-winning screenwriter, and director of “The Trial of the Chicago 7”, best known for “The West Wing” and “A Few Good Men”

Economist Radio

HOW IMPORTANT is truth in historical TV drama? Anne McElvoy asks the Oscar-winning screenwriter about the difference between journalistic accuracy and artistic truth, how he uses that tension in his latest film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and why he loves courtroom dramas. The creator of “The West Wing” also explains why that series still captivates audiences and whether he would write a drama set on a Zoom call. Runtime: 21 min

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