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Filmmaker takes center stage in surveillance story

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laura Poitras' skill and boldness as a documentary filmmaker have gained her Oscar and Emmy nominations, Sundance Film Festival honors and a public TV showcase, even if her work fell short of making a "Super Size Me" splash. But her role as the first point of contact for disclosures about U.S. surveillance programs has drawn the glare of attention to the independent...