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Gibson / His Outburst & Image / Interview #847111

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 13, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The aftermath of the drunk driving incident last July by actor Mel Gibson presented; details given about his anti-Semitic tirade, his consequent public relations campaign & his August 1 apology quoted. [On "Good Morning America," GIBSON - says he does not believe Jews are responsible for all the wars.] [This morning's interview, GIBSON - talks about his film "Apocalypto" & the public's reaction to it; says civilizations tend to devolve into chaos & the film is just a warning about what may happen; comments on the parallels in the film to what is happening today; defends the violence in the film; states he has moved on since six months ago & has said what he has to say.] December 8 "Los Angeles Times" commentary on the film & Gibson's December 1 statement quoted.

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