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Charles Taylor

The lost art of satire

By Charles Taylor
August 25, 2006

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AMONG MOVIE BUFFS, ``Putney Swope" has long had a reputation as one of the most outrageous American movie satires. In Robert Downey Sr.'s 1969 film, a Madison Avenue advertising firm comes under the control of the title character, the sole black member of the company's board. Swope keeps a lone white employee on as a token and fires all the ... (Full article: 805 words)

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