March 2004
Daily Variety;3/16/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 57, p4
Trade Publication
Comments on issues related to the motion picture industry in the U.S. as of March 2004. Recognition of television and radio show writer Sherwood Schwartz at the Paley Television Festival; Expected participation of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger in the groundbreaking of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's museum of tolerance in Jerusalem.


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