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Emmy Award-Winning Actor Martin Sheen On the Late Philip Berrigan

December 11, 2002
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Emmy award-winning actor Martin Sheen, who stars in the "West Wing" joined over 100 Hollywood celebrities endorsing a declaration against a pre-emptive strike on Iraq.

Yesterday Sheen joined Barbara Striesand, Kim Basinger, Harry Belafonte, Matt Damon, Uma Thurman and Danny Glover in sending an anti-war letter to President George W. Bush.

On Monday, Democracy Now! spoke to Sheen in Baltimore at the funeral of legendary anti-war and anti-nuclear activist Philip Berrigan, who died on Friday.

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  • Martin Sheen, "West Wing" actor and friend of the Berrigan family.

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