Sean Penn on Acting in 'Assassination'

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NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks with actor Sean Penn about his role as a frustrated hijacker in The Assassination of Richard Nixon. The film is based on a real event from the 1970s, when Sam Byck tried to hijack an airplane, intent on crashing it into the White House.



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