FILE - In this April 27, 2011 file photo, film critic Roger Ebert welcomes people to the opening of the 13th annual Ebertfest film festival on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign. On his blog Tuesday, April 2, 2013, Ebert said that he is undergoing radiation treatment for cancer that was discovered after he fractured his hip last year. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robert K. O'Daniell, File)
Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation's most influential thumb, died Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. He was 70.
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