PBS NewsHour

Michael Gerson on coping with 'insidious' depression

Clip: 02/19/2019 | 7m 51s Video has closed captioning.

Michael Gerson is a political columnist for the Washington Post and a regular contributor to the NewsHour. But this past weekend, he delivered a sermon at the Washington National Cathedral that focused on a more personal topic: his battle with depression. Gerson joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his experience with the "chronic insidious disease" and why he chose this moment to share it.

Aired: 02/19/19

Rating: NR

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