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Barbara Kopple’s “Shut Up and Sing” inevitably will get a visibility boost in a crowded field of politically tinged documentaries after NBC apparently rejected an ad because it was too harsh toward President Bush. Harvey Weinstein said that the network’s refusal to run the spot showed that they had been “blacklisted by corporate America.” The Weinstein Co. also claimed that the CW refused to run it, although the network denies it was even asked. Here’s what all the fuss is about.

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