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Letters: Cookies, Withers

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Letters: Cookies, Withers

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The Hurt Locker has been hailed by critics for its gritty portrayal of Army bomb disposal troops. But veterans say the film — nominated for nine Oscars, including Best Picture — is riddled with inaccuracies. AP/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Veterans Say Exaggerations Abound In 'Hurt Locker'

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Veterans Say Exaggerations Abound In 'Hurt Locker'

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The Mariposa Film Group (left to right: Rob Epstein, Veronica Selver, Peter Adair, Lucy Massie Phenix, Andrew Brown and Nancy Adair) shared the roles of director, editor, producer and cinematographer to collectively make Word is Out. Their film went on to become an icon of the emerging gay rights movement. Janet Cole/Milliarium Zero hide caption

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'Word Is Out': A Love That Dared Speak After All

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'Word Is Out': A Love That Dared Speak After All

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The Story Of The Oscar Statuette

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The Story Of The Oscar Statuette

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