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TV Docu-dramas

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CBS television banishes a mini-series about Ronald Reagan to the wilderness, after conservatives leapt to protect the image of their hero. Join host Neal Conan for a look at political correctness, chilling effect, reverence, and what happens when history meets the prime time TV docu-drama.

Guests: Daniel Giat
*screenwriter, Path to War (HBO, 2003)

Howard Rosenberg
*Former Los Angeles Times television critic