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  • Martin Landau, right, arrives at the 24th Night of 100 Stars Oscars Viewing Gala at The Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP)

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  • Angelina Jolie, left, and Brad Pitt appear at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)


    After downing stuffed chicken at the glitzy Night of 100 Stars Oscar viewing party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, former Oscar winner Jon Voight stood up from his seat, looked toward the screens set up around the room and proudly watched his daughter Angelina Jolie co-present the Oscar trophy for best director.

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  • Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight calls New York Mayor MIchael Bloomberg's decision to omit clergy and prayer from the official Ground Zero remembrance of the 9/11 attacks a "great injustice." (Image from Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway

    Academy Award-winning actor and silver-screen conservative Jon Voight shares his reaction to news that New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will include President Obama and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the solemn remembrance of the 9/11 attacks at ground zero on Sunday. But no clergy. And no prayers.

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  • **FILE** Actor Jon Voight (Associated Press)

    An open letter to President Obama from Jon Voight

    Actor Jon Voight, in an open letter, urges President Obama not to put Israel in harm's way.

  • Inside the Beltway

    Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight has America on his mind these days, and has shared an open letter to President Obama with The Washington Times.

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  • "You will be the first American president that lied to the Jewish people, and the American people as well, when you said that you would defend Israel, the only democratic state in the Middle East, against all their enemies. You have done just the opposite. You have propagandized Israel, until they look like they are everyone's enemy - and it has resonated throughout the world. You are putting Israel in harm's way, and you have promoted anti-Semitism throughout the world," Mr. Voight wrote to Mr. Obama.

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  • "My dear fellow Americans: There is a great injustice that is about take place in New York City on September 11 of this year, that must be brought to everyone's mind and heart. The good citizens of New York City elected Mayor Bloomberg into office, believing his oath to be responsible for truth, fairness and love of freedom and patriotism. What has Mayor Bloomberg done? He has decided to make a pretty picture of whomever he thinks is worthy of, in his opinion, to be honored on this sacred day," Mr. Voight says in an open letter shared with Inside the Beltway during a phone interview.

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