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Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Claims ‘The Newsroom’ is Not a ‘Ventriloquist Act’

Last week, Aaron Sorkin addressed members of the Writers Guild Foundation in Los Angeles about a myriad of topics relating to his personal mission statement totally fictionalized show, The Newsroom. Last night’s epic finale was screened before the conversation. While we reported several of his responses regarding last week’s episode and the ensuing controversy, we weren’t monsters enough to release any actual spoilers about the series’ finale. So here, for the first time, is Aaron Sorkin describing fatherhood, Jim and Maggie’s (Jaggie’s?) epic romance, and the early draft of the last episode involving Mac getting hit by an ice cream truck.

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