Rebel With a Cause

Left to Right: Mimi Kennedy, Martin Sheen, Hector Elizondo, Robert David Hall, and Shiva Rose.

By Irish America Staff
February / March 2003

Martin Sheen, backed by fellow actors, discusses letter from Artists Unite to Win Without War that urges President Bush to seek a peaceful solution to the Iraqi crisis.

Sheen, who plays President Josiah Bartlett, occupying a fictional White House in the award-winning television series The West Wing, and is the son of an Irish-born mother and Spanish-born father, has been very vocal on the issue of waging war on Iraq. ♦

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