Saturday, October 23, 2004 - 'Fahrenheit 9/11' furor after cable TV airing of film - State/Region NewsBINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- Viewers expecting to tune into a weekly public access show Wednesday night found themselves instead watching the political documentary Fahrenheit 9/11.

The surprise showing of the film _ which paints President Bush as an inept leader who rushed into war in Iraq _ prompted a few angry phone calls to Times Warner Cable.

Callers were concerned about the content, violence and profanity of the uncensored showing, David Whalen, a spokesman for the cable company, told the Press & Sun-Bulletin, of Binghamton.

Wilton Vought, who has produced a two hour public-access show for over a year. The Fahrenheit 911 tape was programmed into the company's automated system, and was broadcast.


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