VIDEO: Robert DeNiro on Pulling Anti-Vaccination Film from Tribeca Film Festival

Robert DeNiro and Jane Rosenthal, co-founders of the Tribeca Film Festival, also discuss other aspects of the event.

Tribeca has been an event for 15 years. DeNiro does have an autistic child, as you may know.

Here’s the Liberal Death Star (New York Times) article on the retraction by the prestigious British medical journal, the Lancet, of the 1998 paper that claimed that vaccines cause autism.

This issue has aroused a passionate debate, but unfortunately, the anti-vaccine side tends to rely on air-headed actresses like Jenny McCarthy or trial lawyers with a hidden agenda to make its case. Dr. Wakefield himself, as the NY Times article notes,  had trial lawyers pay for some of his research.

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