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Jane Fonda

February 2024
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Your article speaks of Jane Fonda being photographed on the North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun: ‘“The worst thing I ever did in my life’ is how Fonda assesses that moment today. ’It’s the most stupid,
naive thing I could have done. I was so swept up in what was happening that I didn’t even think that there were photographers there and how it could be interpreted. I will go to my grave regretting that—not going to North Vietnam,’ she qualifies, ‘but that photograph.’” It is noteworthy that Fonda says that she was “stupid” and “naive.” Not wrong. Not assisting the communists’ propaganda campaign. Not acting in a manner inimical to the interests of her country.

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