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Looking Back At The Casual Racism, Sexism Of James Bond Movies

Sean Connery acted in seven total James Bond movies over 30 years, portraying the hero as a “strong and silent” type. That often meant treating women and people of color with disrespect.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans joins us to discuss the legacy of the James Bond movies in the wake of Connery’s recent death.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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