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Tag: Leon Uris
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July 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm
I was saddened to hear author Leon Uris died. I regret never having the opportunity to tell him how "Exodus" and "Mila 18" had inspired my Jewish identity and filmmaking career.
Born in Berlin after World War II, I was the product of a war marriage between a Polish Holocaust survivor...
June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm