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NBC is poised to examine the life of the first U.S. president. The network is teaming with Oscar and Emmy winners Barry Levinson (Rain Man), David Seidler (The King's Speech), Gareth Neame (Downton Abbey), Jason Sosnoff and Tom Fontana (Oz) for a historical drama about George Washington, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Video: Scott Feinberg Interviews Director and Producer Barry Levinson Based on what's hailed as the first biography to unlock the president's complex and enigmatic personality, Washington: A Life, the New York Times best-seller and Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Ron Chernow, George Washington (working title) is

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