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Jane Fonda

Overview

* Film actress
* Visited Hanoi during the Vietnam War, at which time she accused American soldiers of acting as “war criminals”
* “If you understood what communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that we would some day become communist. . . . I, a socialist, think that we should strive toward a socialist society, all the way to communism.” 
* Married Tom Hayden and Ted Turner
* Co-founded (with Tom Hayden) the Indochina Peace Campaign, which worked tirelessly to cut American aid to the governments in Saigon and Phnom Penh and help the North Vietnamese Communists and the Cambodian Khmer Rouge overthrow them
* Longtime supporter of Democrats and radical environmentalism


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