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'The Crown' debate: It's complicated

Published on: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 19:17:25 UTC
News Agency: CNN
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Great narratives are sometimes unfair to history, Kate Maltby writes as she reflects on Netflix's The Crown -- which has been criticized by the British government and others for not labeling itself as a work of fiction. Maltby argues that these kinds of simplistic historical fictions have existed since Shakespeare and we are ill-served when we let them fan the flames of a cultural war.

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