Shriver Steps Up in Santa Monica

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Campaign contributions alone would establish him as a celebrity politician. They came from Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, Robert De Niro, Mel Brooks, and a lot of other Hollywood types. But, it-s the name that makes all the difference. Bobby Shriver is the nephew of John, Robert and Edward Kennedy and the brother-in-law of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Now, he-s the Santa Monica City Councilman who got the most votes in this week-s election. Tonight, we'll hear whether Bobby Shriver wants to make change in what used to be called The People-s Republic of Santa Monica.
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Motion Picture Association of America

Hiestand's article on the MPAA's legal offensive to online piracy



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