Martin Sheen, the activist and actor

Martin Sheen, the activist and actor

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Martin Sheen who was visiting Silicon Valley as a guest of Dick Henning’s Foothill College Celebrity Forum Series.  In this first part of our Fresh Dialogues interview, Martin talks about the roots of his social activism, his faith, his marriage and his movies.

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We also explore:

* Money and happiness

* Silicon Valley millionaires

* Social conscience

* What is God?

* His college fantasy

* His heart attack during the filming of Apocalypse Now

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Here is Part Two of Fresh Dialogues with Martin Sheen when we explore his environmental activism, his “West Wing” perspective on President Barack Obama and what two exciting movie projects Martin will be working on through 2009.

Note: Martin donated all proceeds from his Celebrity Forum appearance to the Berkeley based nonprofit, The San Carlos Foundation What a guy!

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