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03.26.2010 | | Posted at 09:24 AM
By David Luhrssen
When making a movie on historical evens, is the filmmaker obligated to act as a historian, weighing each fact as if it were gold dust, or is he licensed to make it all up in the interest of spinning a good yarn? As Robert Brent Toplin argues in the new edition of History by Hollywood (published by University of Illinois Press), the answer is �that depends.� Of course, many of the pundits...