Was This Strike Necessary?

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The Writers Guild claims it withdrew its proposal on DVD residuals yesterday, but claims the Alliance of film and TV producers still made unfair demands.  After the walk-out began in New York this morning, the Alliance says it tried to “stop the clock” to resume negotiations but claims that the writers refused. 

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Credits

Guests:
Rebecca Winters Keegan - Los Angeles Times, Jonathan Handel - entertainment attorney and contributing editor at The Hollywood Reporter - @jhandel, Paul Levinson - Chairman of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University, Brian Walton - Former Executive Director of the Writers Guild of America, currently teaches Law and Practice at Loyola Law School

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton