Tony Kushner comes to the defense of "Zero Dark Thirty," supporting a letter sent to all 100 US Senators opposing political attacks against Kathryn Bigelow's film: “'History demonstrates, in particular the 1950s McCarthy period, that government officials should not employ their official status and power to attempt to censor, alter or pressure artists to change their expressions, believes, presentations of facts or political viewpoints,' the letter said." New York Times
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron discuss their plans for producing this year's Oscars and promise not to disappoint. Advocate
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