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Michael Jackson

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07:12

In Memory of Michael Jackson, King of Beer

The well-known beer expert Michael Jackson died Aug. 30 after a heart attack; he was 65 years old. Jackson wrote The Pocket Guide to Beer, The Great Beers of Belgium and The World Guide to Beer, and starred in the documentary series The Beer Hunter. He spoke to Terry Gross in 1991.

13:35

Michael Jackson Discusses Beer.

British Beer maven Michael Jackson(not THAT Michael Jackson). As a leading expert on beer, he's traveled the planet and northern California to sample and rate the wide range of beer-brewing. Jackson is also a historian of the drink, offering perspectives on the popularity of local microbreweries and the appeal of home-brewing. His books include "Pocket Guide to Beer -The Connoisseur's companion to over 1000 Beers of the World-" (Simon & Schuster) and "Michael Jackson's Beer Companion"

13:58

Michael Jackson Discusses Beer.

British Beer maven Michael Jackson(not THAT Michael Jackson). As a leading expert on beer, he's traveled the planet and northern California to sample and rate the wide range of beer-brewing. Jackson is also a historian of the drink, offering perspectives on the popularity of local microbreweries and the appeal of home-brewing. His books include "Pocket Guide to Beer -The Connoisseur's companion to over 1000 Beers of the World-" (Simon & Schuster) and "Michael Jackson's Beer Companion" (Running Press).

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06:28

'This Is It' Offers Rare Peek At The King Of Pop

What This Is It lacks in tactful timing, it makes up for with perspective on Michael Jackson's backstage life. Although Jackson's star persona stays front and center, critic David Edelstein says director Kenny Ortega makes a real effort to show us the performer's human side — a treat that makes the King of Pop all the more stellar.

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