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TV director and producer Marty Pasetta, who directed TV inaugural galas for President Carter and President Reagan, will oversee the 60th Annual Academy Awards, setting an all-time 17-year record for directing the event. This year's awards ceremony will be telecast live on ABC-TV from the Shrine Civic Auditorium on April 11.

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