Think Progress: Former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) has dealt first-hand with nuclear weapons - on the Hollywood big screen. In 2005, he starred as Pre
June 28, 2007

lastbestchance.jpg Think Progress:

Former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) has dealt first-hand with nuclear weapons - on the Hollywood big screen. In 2005, he starred as President Charles Ross in Last Best Chance, a docudrama about terrorists trying to smuggle nuclear weapons into the United States.

One of Hollywood's favorite plots is the threat of so-called suitcase nukes, like the one featured in the show "24." But these nuclear bombs cleverly concealed in suitcases don't exist in real life...

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