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NY Times: "An Inconvenient Truth": Al Gore's Fight Against Global Warming

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire May 22, 2006 at 6:19AM

The frustrations of a man whose long-sought goal remains out of reach are vividly on display in the first few minutes of "An Inconvenient Truth," a new documentary about former Vice President Al Gore's quest to spur action against global warming. And the scene has nothing to do with the Supreme Court vote that denied Mr. Gore a chance to win the 2000 presidential election. In a recent interview in Manhattan, Mr. Gore said he was convinced that Americans would move on the issue, not just because of his documentary (and companion book), but also because of the vivid nature of recent climate-related disasters. Andrew C. Revkin reports.
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The frustrations of a man whose long-sought goal remains out of reach are vividly on display in the first few minutes of "An Inconvenient Truth," a new documentary about former Vice President Al Gore's quest to spur action against global warming. And the scene has nothing to do with the Supreme Court vote that denied Mr. Gore a chance to win the 2000 presidential election. In a recent interview in Manhattan, Mr. Gore said he was convinced that Americans would move on the issue, not just because of his documentary (and companion book), but also because of the vivid nature of recent climate-related disasters. Andrew C. Revkin reports.