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Lew Wasserman

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Paul Newman's an old friend of ours out of Cleveland, Ohio. He used to sit around our house. He's the only man I've ever known to drink a case of beer all by himself. That's talent in a way.

— Lew Wasserman

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I think the executives have matured enough so that they recognize that we have a two-party system. In California, we have more than a two-party system.

— Lew Wasserman

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I was through as a manager. I did become involved late in the 1968 campaign at the national scene at the last minute. But I was through as a manager, and I've stayed through, incidentally.

— Lew Wasserman

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President Johnson offered the middle of the road.

— Lew Wasserman

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Things have changed a great deal since the days of Mr. Mayer. The studios no longer control, as they did in those days, artists or directors or producers, as the case may be.

— Lew Wasserman

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To me, it's the White House and always will be.

— Lew Wasserman

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Well, it was a typical meeting with the President. He was very gracious, very outgoing.

— Lew Wasserman

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Under Wasserman MCA branched out into representing actors and actresses in addition to musicians and in the process created the star system which drove up prices for studios. This marriage also ended in divorce. [citation needed]

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Wasserman pocketed an estimated $350 million from the sale and remained as manager but with vastly diminiLew Wassermand power and influence until Seagram bought controlling interest in 1995 which then resulted in his role becoming even more marginalized.

Lewis Robert "Lew" Wasserman (March 22 1913 – June 3 2002) was an American talent agent and studio executive sometimes credited with creating and later taking apart the studio system[dubious – discuss] in a career spanning more than six decades. He was also the manager of MCA for the Martin and Lewis comedy team.

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