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Iraq-US Relations / Sheen Interview #722921

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Mar 01, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Actors speaking out for or against war with Iraq noted; TV ad with actor Fred Thompson supporting President Bush’s policy shown.

(Anaheim, California: Thelma Gutierrez) Taped discussion held with actor Martin Sheen about his opposition to a US-led war; scenes shown from an anti-war protest in which Sheen was a speaker. [SHEEN – responds to Thompson’s ad; says he has experienced backlash about his outspokenness and social activism; comments on Thompson’s suggestion that the characters they play on TV should run against each other; says you can’t lead by fear & intimidation; says he loves his country enough to speak out.]

Lin, Carol;
Gutierrez, Thelma

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