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We talk with Aaron Sorkin and the stars of “The Social Network”—the big new movie about Facebook.

For a generation of Americans – and far beyond – Facebook is the platform of life. Social life, relationships, identity, everything. The story of its founding just six years ago - of founder, Harvard undergrad Mark Zuckerberg, and Facebook’s wild beginning - is, in a way, the creation myth of an era.

Next week, it hits the big screen in a new movie that tells the story. It’s called “The Social Network." Its writer, "West Wing" genius Aaron Sorkin, is with us. So are the film's stars. 
-Tom Ashbrook

Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of "The Social Network." Also well-known as the creator and writer of "The West Wing," and writer of the films, "A Few Good Men," "The American President," and "Charlie Wilson's War," among many others.

Jesse Eisenberg, star of the "Social Network," he plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.  He has also starred in "The Squid And the Whale," "Adventureland," and "Zombieland".

Armie Hammer, plays Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss — identical twin classmates of Mark Zuckerberg who sue the Facebook founder for breach of contract — in  "The Social Network."

This program aired on September 22, 2010.

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