TITLE

CINDY SHEEHAN

AUTHOR(S)
Brant, Martha
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek;12/26/2005, Vol. 146/147 Issue 26/1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
This article presents an interview with antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan. When asked what she achieved by staking out U.S. President George W. Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas, Sheehan says they brought the war into the forefront of American consciousness. She claims the media is responsible for impeding the peace movement in the U.S. and that she was scrutinized by the press when they never scrutinized Bush.
ACCESSION #
19179730

 

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