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Tony Blair, Plagiarist?

Screenwriter suspects he had 'one too many' drinks, copied film dialogue

(Newser) - Tony Blair: Former prime minister, published memoirist ... and plagiarist? That's what screenwriter Peter Morgan suspects. Blair's version of his 1997 meeting with the Queen in A Journey reads: "You are my 10th prime minister. The first was Winston." If that sounds familiar, it's probably because you saw The ... More »

HBO Plans Film Version of 2008 Election Book

Film will look at events from candidates' perspectives

(Newser) - HBO Films has picked up Game Change, a book about the 2008 election, to adapt for the small screen. The book, to be published next year, takes a character-driven look at the campaigns from the perspectives of the candidates and their camps, says Variety. The option continues the network’s... More »

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