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IN THE '70S, GLIDING THROUGH SLAM-glam media roles--senatorial wannabe in The Candidate, screenwriter in The Way We Were, hotshot reporter in All the President's Men--Robert Redford gave some people the idea that he had missed his true calling: anchorman! He had it all: the authority and irony, the requisite twinkle. That craggy charisma would have sat smartly behind a Formica desk. But then news imitated art: the networks created their own lower-wattage Redfords in Brokaw, Jennings, Stone Phillips. And now, when Redford finally gets into a TV-news movie, he's nearly 60, too old to begin a career as anchor. His job...

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