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Taylor Hackford Takes On a Legend with 'Ray'

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Taylor Hackford Takes On a Legend with 'Ray'

Taylor Hackford Takes On a Legend with 'Ray'

Taylor Hackford Takes On a Legend with 'Ray'

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to filmmaker Taylor Hackford about his new movie Ray, a biographical feature about the life and music of Ray Charles. Jamie Foxx's performance as the legendary musician, who died last June of liver disease, is already generating Oscar buzz.