Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


Actor-activist Sean Penn, Part 1

  • Aired: 01/19/2012
  • 24:12
  • Rating: NR
The Oscar-winning actor and tireless human rights advocate-recently named ambassador-at-large of Haiti-offers his take on Haitian political leaders and discusses the crippling poverty that existed in the country before 2010's devastating earthquake.
Embed Options
Close ×
Actor-activist Sean Penn, Part 1
Actor-activist Sean Penn, Part 1
An ambassador-at-large, Penn discusses poverty in Haiti before 2010's earthquake.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Major funding for TAVIS SMILEY is provided by Wal-Mart and PBS.
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


Colorado Public Television / KBDI 12 helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now