Skip to comments.Clinton officials demand that ABC pull 9/11 miniseries
Posted on 09/07/2006 11:13:08 AM PDT by The 9 11 Generation
AP) -- A miniseries about the events leading to the September 11 attacks is "terribly wrong" and ABC should correct it or not air it, former Clinton administration officials demanded in letters to the head of ABC's parent company. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger, Clinton Foundation head Bruce Lindsey and Clinton adviser Douglas Band all wrote in the past week to Robert Iger. The two-part miniseries, scheduled to be broadcast on Sunday and Monday, is drawn from interviews and documents including the report of the September 11 commission. ABC has described it as a "dramatization" as opposed to a documentary.
The letter writers said that the miniseries contained factual errors, and that their requests to see it had gone unanswered. "The content of this drama is factually and incontrovertibly inaccurate and ABC has a duty to fully correct all errors or pull the drama entirely. It is unconscionable to mislead the American public about one of the most horrendous tragedies our country has ever known," Lindsey and Band wrote in their letter. The letter writers pointed out examples of scenes they had been told were in the miniseries, but which they said never happened. Albright objected to a scene that she was told showed her insisting on warning the Pakistani government before an airstrike on Afghanistan, and that she was the one who made the warning. "The scene as explained to me is false and defamatory," she said. Berger objected to a scene that he was told showed him refusing to authorize an attack on Osama bin Laden despite the request from CIA officials. "The fabrication of this scene (of such apparent magnitude) cannot be justified under any reasonable definition of dramatic license," he wrote.
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Maybe it suggests that because... he wasn't?
Does he have an ADMINISTRATION or something...?
I thought he was a private citizen...?
ABC is going to cave in on this. I also suspect an edited version will not be so kind to Bush and Republicans.
They're so stupid that they don;t realize all their hysterics is giving this series an enormous amount of promotion.
Is Clinton still in office???
It will be interesting to see if ABC buckles to the pressure from Clinton and his pals. If ABC holds firm my opinion of the MSM will go up. I suspect changes will be made. Thus my opinion of the MSM will remain unchanged
ABC = Always Bowing for Clinton?
Always Been Cowards?
Accurate But Censored?
Typical of Clintonistas. Acting on hearsay.
Interesting. You'd think if it were really George Bush who had been negligent or in some way conspired and plotted the 9/11 attacks, it would be BUSH supporters and the White House who would be complaining about this miniseries. hmmmmmmm.....
So now they "demand" it. Can you imagine the outrage if GWB or any of his people made similar demands about Farenheit 7-11 or any of the other anti conservative propaganda that is supposed to be entertainment, or fiction? Every left winger and civil libertarian would be screaming bloody murder about "right wing censorship!"
Didn't Mr. Clinton say that "character is a journey"?
I wonder if that goes for accuracy?
This is such fun, really, to watch all of these people squirm. When it's your ox getting Gored(pun intended), it's not as much fun, is it?
LMAO... Clinton has no officials and he and his diciples can't demand squat.
I'm not so sure about this. Enough people have viewed the series already and I think the uproar from changes favorable to the Clinton White House would be a bigger embarrassment to them than the truth. We'll see.
yup, kinda reminds me of the da vinci silliness.
According to Rush Limbaugh, Richard Ben Veniste, among other Dems, have seen it. That's how this stink got started.
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