Aaron Sorkin on 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Sam sits in the Fresh Air host chair to talk with writer and director Aaron Sorkin. His latest film The Trial of the Chicago 7 covers the events at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago when several prominent anti-war activists were accused of conspiring to start a riot.

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Presenting 'Fresh Air': Aaron Sorkin On 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'

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Presenting 'Fresh Air': Aaron Sorkin On 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'

Presenting 'Fresh Air': Aaron Sorkin On 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'

Presenting 'Fresh Air': Aaron Sorkin On 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'

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Aaron Sorkin, writer/director of "The Trial of the Chicago 7," poses at the drive-in premiere of the Netflix film, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Aaron Sorkin, writer/director of "The Trial of the Chicago 7," poses at the drive-in premiere of the Netflix film, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

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Sam sits in the Fresh Air host chair to talk with writer and director Aaron Sorkin. His latest film The Trial of the Chicago 7 covers the events at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago when several prominent anti-war activists were accused of conspiring to start a riot.

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This interview originally aired on 'Fresh Air' from NPR. It was produced and edited by Ann Marie Baldonado and Seth Kelley. You can follow 'It's Been a Minute' on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.