“We’re not entirely innocent of intent; we’re not entirely altruistic,” Gregory Peck confessed at a press conference Monday morning. Peck was talking about the Democratic overtones of a celebrity-packed caravan that will tour the West Coast this weekend, encouraging residents to vote. “We’re hoping to reach those voters who have not had a slice of the pie” under the Reagan Administration, Peck said. Peck said the caravan was aimed at the “unbejeweled, the unbedecked, the unbedazzled.” In addition to Peck, caravan-bound actors at the press conference included Sally Field, Cher, Marlee Matlin, Tom Hulce, Judge Reinhold and LeVar Burton. With stops planned in Seattle, Portland, Ore., Sacramento and points south, the caravan--organized by the California state Democratic Party--has its work cut out for it. During a smaller tour last weekend, Matlin said she was surprised by the negative reaction. “We got a lot of bad remarks from people who didn’t even want to register,” she said.
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