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Who Needs Sleep?

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In 1997, Brent Hershman had spent 19 hours hard at work as a camera assistant on the set of the film one day before he was allowed to go home. The exhausted Hershman fell asleep at the wheel of his car shortly afterward, and died in an auto accident. The event sent shock waves through the entertainment industry, and led a number of union representatives in the film and television community to demand "twelve on, twelve off" regulations, in which crew members would not be allowed to work more than 12...more

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