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Writers Guild Authorizes Strike

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Writers Guild Authorizes Strike

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Writers Guild Authorizes Strike

Writers Guild Authorizes Strike

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Friday night, the Writers Guild of America, the union that represents television and film screenwriters, voted to authorize a strike in their current contract negotiations.

That contract expires October 31. What are the implications of such a strike in Hollywood? Scott Simon discusses the possibilities.