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New documentary looks back on career of comedian Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks arrives at the premiere of "Drive" in Los Angeles, Friday, June 17, 2011. (Katy Winn/AP)
Albert Brooks arrives at the premiere of "Drive" in Los Angeles, Friday, June 17, 2011. (Katy Winn/AP)

Directed by Rob Reiner, the new HBO documentary “Albert Brooks: Defending My Life” has the seminal comedian look back on his innovative career.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans talks with host Scott Tong.

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