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TV tackles OJ Simpson story in new drama, as America still grapples with same issues

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 05:50
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Some members of the cast of The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, a new FX mini-series. From left: Sarah Paulson, Courtney B Vance, Cuba Gooding Jr, John Travolta and David Schwimmer.

New York

FOR the last two decades, OJ has been on ice. Hollywood, worried that the American public was still weary from the over-saturation of OJ Simpson coverage, did all it could to stay clear of the murders, the highway chase and the grand-daddy of all celebrity trials.

Well,