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11 of the most political moments in Oscar history

11 of the most political moments in Oscar history

January’s Screen Actors Guild Awards turned out to be one of the most politically charged in memory, with multiple winners taking the opportunity to challenge President Trump’s policies. Since then, the atmosphere has become even more politically charged, and Hollywood is unlikely to stay out of the fray on Oscar night this year. But if things get political, it certainly won’t be the first time the event has been used as an amplifier for activism.

Here are  11 of Oscar’s most notable political moments:

1972

In the 1970s, the Vietnam War, Watergate and the increasing visibility of...

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