Samuel L. Jackson is one of the stars of Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight, which is showing in 100 theaters in 70-millimeter film — a nearly-obsolete premium format.
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Capt. Kermit Travers is one of the last African-American skipjack captains. The nearly 60 years he has spent on the water have been without a life jacket — even though he can't swim.