November 16, 2012 8:00 AM

PBS’ ‘American Masters’ highlights David Geffen’s influence on entertainment

David Geffen’s rise is a classic American fairy tale: Dyslexic kid leaves Brooklyn for Hollywood with no discernible talent beyond his ambitions, becomes a billionaire and buys Jack Warner’s mansion. PBS’ “American Masters: Inventing David Geffen” tells the story with the help of a dizzying array of musicians and Hollywood players.

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