Spielberg May Quit Beijing Olympics Over Darfur

“Director Steven Spielberg may step down as artistic adviser to the 2008 Beijing Olympics unless China adopts a tougher stance towards Sudan over the conflict in Darfur, ABC television said Friday.

‘Steven will make a determination in the next few weeks regarding his work with the Chinese,’ Spielberg’s spokesman Andy Spahn told ABC television.

‘Our main interest is ending the genocide. No one is clear on the best way to do this,’ said Spahn in an article appearing on the network’s website Friday. He said ‘all options were on the table,’ including resigning.”

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