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Tom Hanks and Jeffery Robinson on short film about 1876 contested presidential election

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Actor Tom Hanks and former American Civil Liberties Union deputy legal director Jeffery Robinson have produced a new short film about the contested and consequential 1876 presidential election that was resolved in a backroom deal. On Thursday, April 6 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Hanks and Robinson join The Washington Post’s Kate Woodsome to discuss “How to Rig an Election: The Racist History of the 1876 Presidential Contest.” The animated short will be distributed by The Post Opinions section.

Tom Hanks

Actor, Writer & Filmmaker

Jeffery Robinson

Founder, The Who We Are Project