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In 1985, Gene Saks wins the Tony Award for best director of a play for his staging of Neil Simon's hit comedy Biloxi Blues, an autobiographical story of World War II. It was Saks' third Tony. Ron Frehm/Associated Press hide caption

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Cate Blanchett Swears On Australian TV; Flap Ensues

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Wong's style focused more on evoking emotion than capturing a photographic reproduction of nature. Tyrus Wong/Courtesy of the Tyrus Wong Family hide caption

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'The Breakfast Club' At 30: '80s Classic Still Relatable Today

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"I could hear the gold whispering in the souls of these men," says Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado of a gold mine in Serra Pelada. Sebastiao Salgado/Amazonas Images/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Photography, Misery And Beauty In 'The Salt Of The Earth'

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In 'While We're Young,' The Border Between Ridicule And Sympathy Is Thin

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The HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief airs Sunday — over the vigorous objection of Scientology officials. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

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Lacey Schwartz grew up believing she was the daughter of white, Jewish parents. It wasn't until a university labeled her as black that she decided to explore the doubts she's always had about her race. Courtesy of Independent Lens hide caption

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Family Secret And Cultural Identity Revealed In 'Little White Lie'

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'Seymour': A Loving Portrait Of An Acclaimed Classical Pianist

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