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Illusionist Derren Brown pushes the boundaries of mentalism

Clip: 12/14/2019 | 6m 41s

Derren Brown is an English mentalist and illusionist who for more than 20 years has been performing "magic" on stage and television to critical acclaim. His newest work, a one-man Broadway show called "Derren Brown: Secret," began in September. Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke with Brown about pushing the boundaries of mentalism and convincing unwitting participants to take extraordinary actions.

Aired: 12/14/19

Rating: NR

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