--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Containing some inaccuracies? Perhaps. > > But so did "Farenheit 9/11". > > And so did Oliver Stone's "Nixon".a > > But who ever advocated censoring them BEFORE they were shown?
Well, let's see: >From CNN.com, May 6, 2004: [Michael] Moore said in a letter on his Web site Wednesday that he was informed Tuesday that Disney has moved to prevent its Miramax Films unit from distributing "Fahrenheit 9/11." The New York Times and trade publication Daily Variety confirmed that Disney is blocking distribution of the film. The film, set to make its debut at the Cannes film festival later this month, has yet to be released. http://tinyurl.com/zllal Oliver Stone's "Nixon" was not shown on national television two months before an election; and the events it portrayed had taken place 30-some years earlier. (Also, Nixon was dead.) And then there was the CBS-produced "The Reagans," scheduled for network broadcast in November 2003 (not before an election). After right-wingers demanded that it be withdrawn because it was not historically accurate, CBS meekly complied and shunted it off to Showtime. (And "The Reagans" was designed as a love story, not a film about responsibility for a major disaster that killed 3,000 people.) To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/