Thomas Erdbrink reports in The New York Times (February 18, 2013):
Mike Gravel, a former Democratic senator from Alaska, said Hollywood had brainwashed its audiences into thinking negatively about Iran. He said it was "fundamental" to discuss the American movie industry's ways of portraying Iran in order to prevent "an insane war."
While seeking the LP nomination in 2008, Gravel ran on a strongly antiwar platform.
Read the rest of Erdbrink's report.