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We talked with Michael Moore on Larry King Live. The filmmaker's deep ties to the auto industry start with his father, who worked for General Motors for 35 years.
In 1989, Moore became an international figure for his film, "Roger and Me," which centered on the declining auto industry in his hometown of Flint, Michigan and the ripple effect on the town's residents.
Michael Moore: When I made that film, there were still 50,000 people working at General Motors in Flint. I mean they had eliminated 30,000 jobs, but there were still some jobs there.
Today, I think there's less than 12,000 working in the area, so it has devastated Flint. Flint was one of the first towns to go. When I made that movie almost 20 years ago, I hoped that the film would be a warning to other cities that this corporation was intent upon removing jobs from this country and taking them to Mexico and Brazil and other places.
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One of our long-time guests here at Larry King Live is celebrating a milestone – his 90th birthday!
For the past few months, people from around the world have been leaving personal messages for the Billy Graham at billygraham90.com. So far, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association says it has received tens of thousands of birthday greetings.
Join us in wishing "America's Pastor" all the best on this special day!
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So here's our plan. We want to know what your opinion is to our question of the day. Our LKL Blog Correspondent, David Theall, is looking for thoughts and opinions he'll read on air tonight during the show!
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LARRY KING LIVE'S Emmy-winning Senior Executive Producer Wendy Walker knows what it takes to make a great story.
With anecdotes, provocative emails, scandals, show transcripts and insights into Walker's long working relationship with Larry King, her new book PRODUCER issues readers an invitation to listen in on the most intriguing conversations on the planet.
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