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Jan 14, 2013 (Talk of the Nation) — Quentin Tarantino's latest film is proving to be one of his most controversial. Django Unchained has drawn admiration and condemnation from critics, and has sparked debates about history, race and violence. NPR's Celeste Headlee reads from a variey of opinion pieces about the film.
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Read The Full Opinion PiecesAdam Serwer, Mother Jones: "In Defense Of 'Django'"
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Essence: "'Django': What If A Black Director Had Pitched It?"
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The Root: "Did Dogs Really Eat Slaves, Like In 'Django'?"
Ishmael Reed, Wall Street Journal: "Black Audiences, White Stars and 'Django Unchained'"
Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker: "Tarantino Unchained"
Marc Ambinder, The Week: "Why 'Django' Is better than 'Lincoln'"
Scott Reynolds Nelson, The Chronicle Of Higher Education: "'Django' Untangled: the Legend of the Bad Black Man"
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