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Spike -- -- ignited a war of words with Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood Lee took issue.
With a lack of African Americans cast in eastwood's World War II films flags of our fathers and letters from Iwo jima saying quote Clint Eastwood -- 2000 but Iwo jima that ran for more than four hours total.
And there was not one negro actor on the screen now Eastwood fired back said quote.
I'm playing at the way I read it historically and that's the way it is a guy like him should shut his face -- now.
For reaction civil rights attorney Leo throughout but doesn't.
Clint have a point Leo what he was made a movie about the raising of the flag at Iwo jima to an on African Americans.
Who is part of that there were African American to -- the military but that was the focus of the Eastwood film he was trying to be historically.
Accurate is another issue.
No because he did show one black face on the indoor in the entire farms of that movie I saw that movie.
-- there were 900.
Black men who fought in Iwo jima fourteen of them got the silver star.
There was a poor depiction the fact that there without a single.
African American there indicates that Clint Eastwood did not correctly tell history this was there are the raising of the flag about this melanoma.
It's also a -- Who was -- not have to raise the flag but look at that movie look at your clip right there there were black man who served in the eyes of the Indy wouldn't let you know look Leo he made a movie about.
Charlie Parker called bird that's obviously.
But I'd as the national -- he was criticized by Spike Lee for that saying a white guy should've made that fell slightly -- made that film as well.
And -- employed 90% African American actors that jump to -- the ladies would somehow.
Does not care -- play avenue were inactive which is implicated auto immunity is warming issue here is do -- -- portrayal.
All of what happened in World War II B would you -- I've been Americans died in that movie big guy in that war -- I think he -- -- 900.
African Americans -- When did he would team up fourteen of them got the silver star just like Ollie north.
There will not a black face that's what Spike -- -- -- Not one black faith in the -- -- for -- -- an implication of the Clint Eastwood is racist that's a subtext here -- that's not true he makes bird you could put a bunch of white actors and that's the only -- -- to Oakmont it's not like saying what they've done recently what do you done lately the point here is that that -- -- historical movie and -- -- I really don't think -- black -- will -- wrong politically at all Leo when likely would have been a Mario recently we saw quick questions here -- Larry Bird was one of the greatest players in basketball.
Yes -- think when when Spike Lee said he was overrated because -- -- -- were to Spike -- is overrated because of his race.
You listen to the white media don't it's I don't.
Guy like nobody I've played basketball before that -- that your friends my plate is that acceptable language do you.
Well don't let -- -- -- is acceptable language to you all wore black World War II veterans war loving -- And I want your front.
Right we have shoot Charlton Heston you want to defend that Leo listen you are trying to change the subject not hurry up here American -- Trent Lott -- -- -- member of the -- -- -- quiet is that except all we can't let you wanna answer those questions you want to change the subject at odds on this issue it's very simple.
After the Beverly would do -- why did that now.
Now he's like OK what about me about as likely in this race obsession he said about after hurricane Katrina and the catastrophe policy he said it's not too far -- I don't think -- put -- -- the United States god had not.
Here is they did that I don't.
We -- the -- that is that they tried to displace all black people out of New Orleans your parent that we have to -- -- OJ Simpson's friend I know you don't do you think -- what what what about -- -- what what about you that you don't know what you think OJ security the audio -- here about Iwo -- are 900 fly.
I merely good that war on the scene and I don't know it -- Spike Lee plays the race card continually IMAX preview of the intellectual I want.
When you ask me one question about that movie what have you have you want -- has -- not Spike Lee who made an accusation about Clint Eastwood.
But does he portrayed it accurately in the -- Why aren't you asked me about the movie I -- I just did didn't you hear me I heard you and I'm telling you that there were black men who were all that I.
Anyway that's why don't pay your Bill Clinton maybe one -- -- -- -- -- it.
But that's not what this movie was about it can't listen in the entire movie about what might face I got one question.
Yes sir your friends and OJ Simpson do you think he killed those two people.
What -- -- this that's.
I was fit that level in years that's what happened and I'm asking do you think your president.
All right now do we still see the last time I ask that question Leo walked off the set -- it is because he didn't do it again.
Leo you're a good friend god bless you he's a good man we love Galileo is a real friend you can -- any criminal.
I thought yeah.
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