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Inside the Saga, Secrets and Sale of CAA (Exclusive Book Excerpt)

Wed Jul 20 08:21:40 EDT 2016 | The Hollywood Reporter
David Geffen says Hollywood's longtime most powerful talent agency has become "a pimple on [its owner's] ---," but the town's rivals and players (including Michael Ovitz) reveal the truth is far more complex in James Andrew Miller's new book 'Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency.' For most of the past 40 years, Creative Artists Agency has been the most innovative, most influential and, yes, most feared talent agency in Hollywood. From its launch in 1975 by five you..

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David Geffen says Hollywood's longtime most powerful talent agency has become "a pimple on [its owner's] ---," but the town's rivals and players (including Michael Ovitz) reveal th..
David Geffen says Hollywood's longtime most powerful talent agency has become "a pimple on [its owner's] ---," but the town's rivals and players (including Michael Ovitz) reveal th..
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