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1973: Marlon Brando Cannot Accept This Very Generous Award

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This episode will revisit the speech actor Sacheen Littlefeather delivered on Marlon Brando's behalf to explore Native American representation in cinema and controversies about using the Oscars stage as a platform for activism.

Guests: Sacheen Littlefeather, activist/actress; Buffy Sainte-Marie, singer/songwriter

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Support for this podcast is made possible by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe that quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live.
This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

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