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NEW YORK -- The conservative-leaning Sinclair Broadcast Group, whose television outlets reach nearly a quarter of the nation's homes with TV, is ordering its stations to preempt regular programming just days before the Nov. 2 election to air a film that attacks Sen. John F. Kerry's activism against the Vietnam War, network and station executives familiar with the plan said Friday.


[LA Times, 10/9/04]


"When CBS tried to air 'The Reagans' on their network, conservatives across the country threatened to boycott CBS advertisers if the movie ran. CBS caved and yanked the film.


"When Michael Moore tried to place advertising for the F-9/11 dvd, CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox refused to take the ads. Those networks are represented among Sinclair's affiliates.


"When 'Nightline' aired the names and information of all US soldiers who have been killed in Iraq, Sinclair pulled 'Nightline' off their affiliates for the night.


"Now, it's our turn:




UPDATE: Official site http://www.stopsinclair.com will be up within 24 hours.

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