NEW YORK - A "terribly wrong" miniseries about events leading to the Sept. 11 attacks blame
President Clinton's policies, former Clinton administration officials said in letters demanding that ABC correct it or not air it.
But in a statement released Thursday afternoon in apparent response to the growing uproar, ABC said, "No one has seen the final version of the film, because the editing process is not yet complete, so criticisms of film specifics are premature and irresponsible."
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger, Clinton Foundation head Bruce Lindsey and Clinton adviser Douglas Band wrote in the past week to Robert Iger, CEO of ABC's parent The Walt Disney Co., to express concern over "The Path to 9/11."
The two-part miniseries, scheduled to be broadcast on Sunday and Monday, is drawn from interviews and documents including the report of the Sept. 11 commission. ABC has described it as a "dramatization" as opposed to a documentary.
"For dramatic and narrative purposes, the movie contains fictionalized scenes, composite and representative characters and dialogue, and time compression," ABC said in its statement. "We hope viewers will watch the entire broadcast of the finished film before forming an opinion about it."
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Well it’s nice to see that the Clinton administration still has an opinion on everything including what movies others should produce and air.
I don’t remember the Bush administration writing and pressuring the producers and makers of Michael Moore’s to shelf it or to change it.
Clinton believes that he is above reproach and others are not allowed to criticize him, anyone in his immediate circle or his policies.
This is an opportunity to see Clinton, for who he truly is, not the hero that the Left has said; most of us have known this for quite some time.
It is sad to see that the master thief Sandy Berger is hell bent on trying to tell others on how they should act and conduct themselves.
Who is he to say anything? Lest we forget that this human scum tried to sneak out of the national archives with top secrets documents stuffed into his socks and underwear, and what did he get as a punishment but, a fine that he had no problem paying.
Madeline Albright, who is a registered foreign agent who lobbied for the Dubai port deal, has also shown outrage with the film saying that it is “defamatory” and should be fixed or put on the shelf.
Why is it these champions of freedom and peace are censoring and trying to make ABC change the movie or not show it at all?
Why do they censor, because they do not believe in the freedom of speech of others if it somehow makes them look bad or contradicts their own policy views.
Clinton had several chances to get Bin Laden and he did not take those opportunities, that is his fault and he should receive the blame.
Clinton is trying to control people and does not want people to see his many mistakes because it would look very bad for Hillary and her run at the White House.
They have made a huge blunder and they will pay dearly for it.