Vivendi Universal; Summer Movies '02; Will Smith

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Tuesday 07/02/2002

Guest host Ken Auletta discusses the future of Vivendi Universal following the resignation of Chairman and C.E.O. Jean-Marie Messier—with Seth Schiesel of The New York Times, Nik Deogun of The Wall Street Journal, and Peter Bart, editor in chief of Variety. Guest host and film critic Janet Maslin is joined by A.O. Scott of The New York Times, Glenn Kenny of Premiere Magazine, Richard Corliss of Time Magazine, and Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly to analyze the summer '02 blockbusters. Charlie rebroadcasts a conversation with Will Smith who reflects on the physical and mental challenges of preparing to play one of the most famous boxers in history, Muhammad Ali.