Video: Let's Hear It for Fiction NO PLACE LIKE HOME

NO PLACE LIKE HOME CBS; Dec. 3; 9 p.m. EST

As the year of the TV-news re-enactment comes to a close, a backlash has set in. Last week NBC News announced it would stop using the controversial technique. CBS's Saturday Night with Connie Chung is reportedly considering whether to phase out its re-creations as well. Meanwhile, TV movies like The Final Days are drawing fire from some critics for using fictional techniques to tamper with "reality."

So it may be time to speak up for fiction. Dramatizations of historical events and social issues, though troubling when they mingle with news, do have their place, as playwrights from Shakespeare to Shaw have...

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