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Sean P. Means
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President Barack Obama is seen on television monitors in the White House briefing room in Washington, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. President Barack Obama told an ABC interviewer that he supports gay marriage. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Cricket's Daily 3: Obama's same-sex marriage announcement, as seen on TV

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• How did TV handle President Barack Obama's announcement that he supports same-sex marriage? Consider, says Ken Tucker, that TV prodded the moment (thanks to Joe Biden on "Meet the Press") and showcased it (on "Good Morning America"). [Entertainment Weekly]

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• Roman Polanski will direct "D," a drama about the Dreyfus Affair, the infamous 1890s case in which a French army officer was wrongly convicted of being a spy. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Pioneering hairdresser Vidal Sassoon, who introduced the geometric cut and "wash and wear" style to the swinging '60s and built a business empire of salons and hair-care products, died Wednesday. He was 84. [AP, via The Salt Lake Tribune]

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