Ed Asner Questions 9/11 on CBS Sunday Morning- Sept 30, 2012
"But in addition to acting, Asner has another passion: Politics. He feel his activism ended up getting 'Lou Grant' canceled.
He became President of the Screen Actors Guild, but created controversy with his liberal stances.
Even today, Asner is taking on hot-button causes, arguing against Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and narrating a video that questions official accounts of what happened on 9/11.
"No one wants to hear destruction of the American myth that some elements of government were involved in 9/11," Asner said, asking, "Why did it take an hour for the strongest nation in the world to get planes in the air - for an hour?"
"You underestimate incompetence?" Braver asked.
"I guess it was all around that day," he replied.
"Do people say to you, 'Okay, this guy is kind of a talented nut job'?"
"Yeah, but I'm old enough that I can say, Yeah, yeah, yeah ..."