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Edward Burch

Bush Family FortunesReview of The Film on DVD

by Edward Burch
Film & Music Editor
It is certainly fitting that Michael Moore is quoted in the publicity for this film, hailing it as “courageous reporting.” After all, it is the BBC’s Greg Palast on whom Fahrenheit 9/11 relies for several of its key points — the purging of Black voters from the Florida voter rolls in 2000, the connecting link of Saudi money to George W. Bush’s failed oil ventures, and so on. It is one of the failings of American media that Palast, an American citizen, must report for other countries’ media.