Fast Forward: Hollywood, the Japanese, and the Onslaught of the VCR

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An account of how the video cassette recorder set off a war between two giant corporations, Sony and Universal Pictures, a war that entangled Hollywood and corporate executives, lobbyists, the Supreme Court, and ordinary Americans

About the author (1987)

James Lardner, a writer for The New Yorker & The Atlantic Monthly, has written cover pieces for The New York Times Magazine (including one on the NYPD). He is the author of "Fast Forward: Hollywood, the Japanese & the VCR Wars" & "Crusader: The Hell-Raising Police Career of Detective David Durk".

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