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Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

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Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

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Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

Comic Explains Hollywood Strike to Adam Smith

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Screenwriters in Hollywood are poised to strike when their current contract runs out Wednesday. Comedy writer Peter Mehlman tries to explain what's driving the labor dispute — in an imaginary conversation with the 18th century economist Adam Smith.