Thursday, August 14, 2008

"White Mama" Hill does not have "starring role" on DRUDGE - wuzzup with that? She is getting a roll call at the Dem convention

She hired her own film crew, too, and p.r. man in tow, + make up artist (Max Factor back from the dead), it is time for her close-up anyway
Hillary Clinton taps her own video production team for Democratic convention
Thursday, August 14th 2008, 1:56 AM
WASHINGTON - She's already snagged plum speaking gigs for herself, her husband and their daughter, so what else does Hillary Clinton want at the Denver convention?

Her own production team for the introductory video.

Democratic officials told the Daily News Wednesday that the video preceding Hillary's Aug. 26 prime-talk talk will be produced by Arkansas pals Harry Thomason and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, best known for creating the TV sitcom "Designing Women."

These officials said that while many other convention speakers will also rate videos, Clinton negotiators insisted on Hillary having her own video team instead of letting Barack Obama's convention planners handle the production.

Thomason and his wife aren't exactly strangers to the convention game; they produced "The Man from Hope," the widely-acclaimed video biography of Bill Clinton premiering at the 1992 Democratic national convention.

Harry Thomason is the more controversial of the pair: he was involved in the firing of White House travel office employees in President Clinton's first term, testified before a grand jury investigating the Monica Lewinsky scandal and lobbied Bill Clinton to pardon two Arkansas

men in the final hours of his presidency.

and then....

Clinton to be nominated at Democratic convention Reuters - 6 hours ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton will be symbolically put forward as a presidential candidate at the Democratic convention later this month even ...

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