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George Crile (1945–2006)

George Crile was born on March 5, 1945 in San Diego, California, USA as George Washington Crile III. He was a producer and writer, known for Charlie Wilson's War (2007), 60 Minutes (1968) and 60 Minutes Wednesday (1999). He was married to Susan Lyne and Anne Patten. He died on May 15, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2007 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Evidence of Injustice/The Youngest Terrorist/Calorie Counting (2007) ... (producer - segment "The Youngest Terrorist")
 1999 60 Minutes Wednesday (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1999-2006)
 1982 The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception (TV Special) (producer)
 1980 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Gay Power, Gay Politics (1980) ... (producer)
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 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (book)
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 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (technical consultant)
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 2006 Pritzker Military Library Presents (TV Series documentary)
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- Charlie Wilson's War (2006) ... Himself
 2003 Larry King Live (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 13 July 2003 (2003) ... Himself
 1999 60 Minutes Wednesday (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Reporter (segment "Krasnoyarsk-26 Secret City")
- Krasnoyarsk-26 Secret City/Leading the Charge/Classic: Honor Thy Children (1999) ... Himself - Reporter (segment "Krasnoyarsk-26 Secret City")
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 2007 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Author (segment "The Youngest Terrorist")
- Evidence of Injustice/The Youngest Terrorist/Calorie Counting (2007) ... Himself - Author (segment "The Youngest Terrorist")
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"Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History" (non-fiction book)

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He was a producer on 60 Minutes (1968) and produced a documentary for CBS alleging that Gen. William C. Westmoreland and purposely underestimated enemy troop numbers during the Vietnam War. This resulted in a trial in 1984 and 1985; CBS and Westmoreland agreed to an out-of-court settlement. See more »

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