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Entertainment / Writers Strike / Age Discrimination #195558

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 18, 2001
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and producers updated.

(Hollywood: Brian Rooney) Age discrimination lawsuit brought by older writers against the television industry examined; statement from producer Aaron Spelling quoted. [TV writer Bob SHAYNE - says writing jobs declined when he hit his late 40s; defends his craft.] ["Malcolm in the Middle" creator Linwood BOOMER - cites the "boneheaded" notion that only someone 35 can write.]

Reporter(s):
Rooney, Brian;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:02:40

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