The Daily Caller Interviews Ben Affleck About Slavery

Patrick Howley Political Reporter
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After Hollywood actor Ben Affleck learned on the PBS program “Finding Your Roots” that he had a slave-owning ancestor, Affleck pressured the network to cut that inconvenient truth out of the show, according to leaked emails. The show’s host Henry Louis Gates Jr. did not return our request for comment on the issue.

But Daily Caller political reporter Patrick Howley and director Grae Stafford were given exclusive access to Affleck in the boardroom of his mysterious brokerage firm, where the actor elaborated on his views.

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