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Film maker Robert Greenwald discusses his new film called "WAL-MART: The High Cost of Low Price," during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on November 15, 2005. The film examines Wal-Mart practices and policies and their impact on its workers, the competition and the world economy. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Robert Greenwald (born August 28, 1945) is an American film director, film producer, and political activist, noted in the 2000s for his documentaries critical of Fox News and of the George W. Bush administration, as well as numerous award-winning television movies from the 1980s and 1990s.

Greenwald was born and raised in New York City, the son of Ruth and Harold Greenwald. He attended the city's High School of Performing Arts. He was active in New York theater, directing the plays Me and Bessie (1975) and I Have a Dream (1976), a play based on the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., with Billy Dee Williams playing King.

Greenwald then moved to Los Angeles, where he launched a successful career as a director for television.

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