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April 6, 2008

Quote Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

The late, great, Charlton Heston:

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1 Comment

  1. A good actor and an even better man. He’ll be missed.

    Comment by UCrawford — April 6, 2008 @ 8:17 am

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