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David Wolper Obituary

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

OBITUARY

David L. Wolper dies at 82; producer of ‘Roots,’ 1984 L.A. Olympics opening ceremonies

 

  

The miniseries was a turning point for television. Wolper also produced many well-regarded documentaries.

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
August 11, 2010

 

David L. Wolper, the award-winning television documentary producer best known for the blockbuster TV miniseries “Roots” and for the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies he created for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, has died. He was 82.

 

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