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"[Jonathan Demme] was sensitive to the fact that each musician had as much excitement to bring to the screen as to the music," Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth write of the director's Stop Making Sense. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns/Getty hide caption

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Listening Back To A 2009 Conversation With Director Jonathan Demme

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Waffle House founders Joe Rogers (center) and Tom Forkner (right) greet longtime customer John Webb as they stop for a meal at a Waffle House restaurant in Norcross, Ga., in 2005. Ric Feld/AP hide caption

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People gather in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles during rioting following the acquittal of four police officers in the beating of Rodney King in 1992. The neighborhood looks similar today as it did 25 years ago. It's still more than 80 percent Latino, with lots of immigrant families from Mexico and Central America. Gary Leonard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In

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Jodie Foster Remembers Her Mentor Jonathan Demme, Who Died At 73

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Filmmaker Jonathan Demme, Director Of 'Silence Of The Lambs,' Dies At 73

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Jonathan Demme speaks with an interviewer at a 25th anniversary showing of The Silence of the Lambs at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City last year. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption

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Jay Dickey, Arkansas Congressman Who Blocked Gun Research, Dies At 77

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Robert Pirsig Dies At 88; Motorcycle Trip Inspired Popular 'Zen' Book

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Host Jack Barry conducts questioning of contestants James Snodgrass (left) and Hank Bloomgarden (right) in supposed isolation booths during the program Twenty-One. Albert Freedman, producer of the show, died on April 11 at age 95. AP hide caption

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Author Robert Pirsig and his son Chris in 1968. Pirsig, who wrote Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, died Monday at age 88. William Morrow/HarperCollins hide caption

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