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BREAKING: Albright and Berger Call On ABC To ‘Withdraw’ Path to 9/11

By ThinkProgress on September 8, 2006 at 4:34 pm

"BREAKING: Albright and Berger Call On ABC To ‘Withdraw’ Path to 9/11"


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Think Progress has obtained a new letter from former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Samuel Berger. The letter calls on Thomas Kean, 9/11 Commission Chairman and co-executive producer of Path to 9/11, to exert his “influence to persuade ABC to withdraw the broadcast.” Read the letter HERE.

An excerpt:

Whether your broadcast purports to be based on the 9/11 Report in whole – or only in part – is increasingly beside the point. The dramatic impact of a costly but carelessly produced film will invariably overwhelm the impression of any government document.

Amidst alarming reports that irresponsible theories about the events of 9/11 have begun to gain currency with the American people, you should not want to lend your personal reputation to a production which seems likely to instigate new and dangerous falsehoods. And so we ask that you use your influence to persuade ABC to withdraw the broadcast altogether. Failing that, we urge you to sever your relationship with this grossly misleading production.

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