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Charlton Heston: A Man for All Seasons Previous Broadcasts

Episode #404

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 1, 2010 -- 2:00 AM

He has been king and slave, hero and villain, renowned throughout the movie-going world for the heroic figures he played during his early years in Hollywood: Moses, Ben-Hur, El Cid and Michelangelo. In a wide range of roles, from classical to futuristic, he has shown himself a consummate actor. But Charlton Heston has always been more than a star. Although he is a private man, he has often appeared to be a very public one, willing to speak up on issues he believes in - however controversial they may be. Here, in his own words, is Heston's life as well as highlights of a career that resulted in over 60 motion pictures.

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