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Documenting Chavez's Rise To The Top

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Documenting Chavez's Rise To The Top

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Documenting Chavez's Rise To The Top

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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez talks during a press conference at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008. AP Photo/Howard Yanes hide caption

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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has led a charge to the left in Latin America. Ofra Bikel's new film The Hugo Chavez Show takes a look at the man behind the movement and how he got to the top in Venezuela. Alex Cohen talks to Bikel about the film and how Chavez's command of the media has helped him become the populist dynamo we see today.