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Jack Valenti died Thursday

Kare 11 reported that Jack Valenti, a film industry lobbyist who guided Hollywood from the censorship era to the digital age, died. He was 85.

Valenti had a stroke in March and was hospitalized for several weeks at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore. He died in his home in Washington D.C.

CNN reported Jack Valenti led Motion Picture Association for 38 years, and was assistant to President Lyndon Johnson.