FOX Attacks Iran Transcript
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[00:00:01.12] (over black) Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films Present :
[00:00:04.04] RON SIMMONS (5/26/07): We should have bombed somebody in Iran then we'd bring them to the table just like President Nixon did to the Vietnamese...
Graphic: FOX ATTACKS - Iran
MEGYN KELLY (5/10/07): Well a militia group linked to terror, being backed by Iran, and setting up camp on America's doorstep?
[00:00:18.28] JOE LIEBERMAN (6/11/07): Al Qaeda and Iran - These people are out to kill us.
BILL O'REILLY (5/11/07): People don't understand the danger that this country poses to the world.
MIKE EVANS (5/17/07): 10 Kilotons in a refrigerator in a cargo container could kill a million people.
[00:00:32.11] SFX - Static
WOMAN V.O (6/5/07): It is too late to stop Iran's nuclear program.
(on screen) Iranian president at a news conference
JOHN BOLTON (6/11/07): They're at war now.
GRETCHEN CARLSON (5/22/07): The attacks are connected to Al-Qaeda, but is Iran pushing the terror buttons?
GRAPHIC: Sound Familiar?
Split screen shows image under Iraq '03 and Iran '07. Under each image the text - SOUND FAMILIAR?
[00:00:42.27] UNDER IRAQ '03 GRAPHIC
SHEPARD SMITH (1/30/03): Al Qaeda is in Baghdad,
UNDER IRAN '07 GRAPHIC
JIM ANGLE (5/22/07): American officials say Tehran is forging ties with Al Qaeda
UNDER IRAQ '03 GRAPHIC
BRETT BAIER (10/5/04): There were connections and discussions between senior Iraqi leaders and senior Al Qaeda members.
UNDER IRAN '07 GRAPHIC
JAMES WOOLSEY (4/23/07): Tehran is playing together with Al Qaeda -
[00:00:57.09] GRAPHIC: 67% of Fox views believed there was evidence of links between Iraq and Al Qaeda - Pipa/Knowledge Networks Poll, October 2003
GRAPHIC: There was NO evidence.
PETER BROOKES (4/27/07): Al Qaeda operatives Iran training in aircraft to fly either into buildings, in a 9/11-style attack
JOHN BOLTON (6/4/07): Iran is the central banker of international terrorism. And I hope it's not going to take another 9/11 to wake us up.
[00:01:20.13] GRAPHIC: SOUND FAMILIAR?
Split screen shows image under Iraq '05 and Iran '07. Under each image the text - SOUND FAMILIAR?
UNDER IRAQ '05
THOMAS MCINERNEY (2005): We're fighting a forward strategy to prevent another 9/11 from happening over here.
UNDER IRAN '07
RICK FLORES (5/18/07): We don't want to have another 9/11.
UNDER IRAN '07
JOHN BOLTON (6/4/07): 9/11 with weapons of mass destruction.
[00:01:32.13] GRAPHIC: 33% OF Fox viewers believed that WMDs were found in Iraq. - PIPA/Knowledge Networks poll October, 2003
GRAPHIC: No WMDs were ever found.
NEIL CAVUTO VOICE OVER (6/11/07): Iran continued to defy the UN by refusing to answer questions about its nuclear program.
CARL CAMERON (1/30/03): Saddam Hussein has no intention of cooperating with the United Nations.
BRETT BAIER (5/15/07): Iranians are moving forward with their nuclear program quicker than expected.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '03 / PICTURE: SADDAM HUSSEIN
SHEPARD SMITH VOICE OVER (1/30/03): Saddam's illegal weapons program is going strong, right under the inspector's noses.
Iranian officials sit in a room. A man stands and gives orders.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '07 / FOOTAGE: US Soldier
RICHARD MINITER VOICE OVER (5/16/07): Iran is actively involved in killing US Soldiers and civilians
NEIL CAVUTO (5/16/07): You have the proof? It's fairly unequivocal here.
[00:02:07.20] GRAPHIC: IRAQ '03 / PICTURE: B-roll of Saddam and other Iraq footage
CARL CAMERON VOICE OVER (1/30/03): Irrefutable evidence that Saddam continues to hide weapons of mass destruction.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '07 / PICTURE: Sean Hannity with Iranians on screen
SEAN HANNITY (6/18/07): We ultimately are headed towards a military confrontation.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '03 / PICTURE: Shepard Smith
SHEPARD SMITH (2/13/03): We have the world's greatest military, and we�ll use it.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '07 / PICTURE: Joe Lieberman - American flag in the background
JOE LIEBERMAN (6/11/07): We have to use our force, and to me that would include taking military action.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '03 / PICTURE: David Lee Miller - Baghdad
DAVID LEE MILLER (2003): War now seems all but inevitable.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '02 / PICTURE: Shepard Smith
SHEPARD SMITH (10/8/02): The very real possibility of war.
GRAPHIC: IRAQ '07 / PICTURE: Dick Cheney speaks to citizens and soldiers
DICK CHENEY (5/11/07): With 2 carrier strike groups in the gulf, we're sending clear messages of to friends and adversaries alike.
[00:02:32.10] Fox news graphic: TARGET IRAQ
Fox news graphic: Operation Iraqi Freedom
Fox news graphic: Iran Nuke Showdown
MIKE EVANS (5/17/07): This network is helping fight the media war, and the American people have been dumbed down by the secular left,
GRAPHIC: Other networks followed Fox's lead on Iraq
Christiane Amanpour and a blonde woman talking
CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR (?): My station was intimidated by the station was intimidated by the administration and it's foot soldiers at Fox News.
[00:03:02.16] CNN GRAPIC: War in Iraq
CBS Graphic: Showdown Saddam
MSNBC: Showdown: Iraq
GRAPHIC: TV news networks must not repeat the mistakes of the past.
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