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    Filmmaker Lee Daniels Revisits US Civil Rights Historyi
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    August 15, 2013 1:54 AM
    Lee Daniels' The Butler carries the signature of acclaimed director Lee Daniels, whose fim Precious won an Oscar. Now, he tells the story of the Civil Rights movement through the eyes of a White House butler as he served eight U.S. presidents. VOA's Penelope Poulou has more.

    Filmmaker Lee Daniels Revisits US Civil Rights History

    Published August 14, 2013

    Lee Daniels' The Butler carries the signature of acclaimed director Lee Daniels, whose fim Precious won an Oscar. Now, he tells the story of the Civil Rights movement through the eyes of a White House butler as he served eight U.S. presidents. VOA's Penelope Poulou has more.


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