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May 3rd, 2012 |

“Mr President, Thanks For Asking Me, Really”

It’s Election Day – so we are doing our traditional thing and showing a video:

This is a scene from the film “An American President”. US President Andrew Shepard, a widower, wants to invite environmental campaigner Sydney Ellen Wade on a date. But it’s not as easy as he thinks….

To see it, click on this link

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