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Seabiscuit And Kucinich: Long Shots Do Win

Seabiscuit And Kucinich: Long Shots Do Win

For Immediate Release


ARIZONA - Moviegoers who attend a showing of "Seabiscuit" this weekend may be surprised when they are handed a political leaflet as they exit the theater. Bearing the headline "Long Shots Do Win!" the leaflet will be handed out by hundreds of Kucinich for President volunteers at theaters coast to coast. A number of theaters in Arizona will be leafleted.

"Seabiscuit" tells the story of a racehorse derided by the experts as a long shot with no chance of winning, who not only wins, but inspires a nation. Kucinich volunteers will greet moviegoers with the "Long Shots Do Win!" flier and other literature about a candidate similarly derided by the pundits -- a candidate who is inspiring large crowds of voters nationwide as his grassroots campaign picks up speed just 5 months out of the starting gate. Congressman Kucinich has a history of winning long-shot campaigns against better-funded opponents.

"Seabiscuit's story is a perfect reflection of Dennis Kucinich's campaign. Seabiscuit was a long-shot and many people said he had no chance to win. But he inspired the nation...and he did win! So can Dennis Kucinich!," said Ethel Orr, 82 year old supporter of Kucinich and Tempe resident of 30 years.

Ethel, along with other Kucinich supporters, will be at Harkins Centerpoint 11 (730 S. Mill Ave) in Tempe at 6:45 pm talking with moviegoers. Other Arizona Kucinich supporters will be at Theaters all over the state on Friday evening as well.

- Dennis Kucinich is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and leader of antiwar opposition in the House. His grassroots campaign for president has raised $2 million, is expanding its staff across the country and winning endorsements from leading artists and activists. Willie Nelson will be performing several campaign benefits in early September.

For the state campaign website please visit:

For a version of the "Long Shots Do Win!" leaflet:

For a partial list of campaign endorsers:

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