Zvi: You want me to steer Israel towards an arms deal with Egypt, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia? Charlie Wilson: Yes. Zvi: Well, just one or two problems with that, just off the top of my head. Charlie
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Zvi:
You want me to steer Israel towards an arms deal with Egypt, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia?
Charlie Wilson:
Yes.
Zvi:
Well, just one or two problems with that, just off the top of my head.
Charlie Wilson:
Zvi...
Zvi:
Afghanistan and Pakistan don't recognize our right to exist, we just got done fighting a war against Egypt, and everyone who has ever tried to kill me or my family has been trained in Saudi Arabia!
Gust Avrakotos:
That's not true, Zvi. Some of them were trained by us.

Transcript:
Hold on. What?
AP story out of Kabul.
Uzbekistan?
Afghanistan.
Russia, Afghanistan, Pakistan,
Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia,
Jordan, Israel, Egypt.
Jim Van Wagenen's our
point man on black approps
for the Defense Subcommittee?
Yeah.
Have him come to my
office as soon as possible.
How am I voting on this? BONNIE: Yes.
You sure? Yes.
The Boy Scouts?
Jim Van Wagenen. Get him
and show him that wire story.
Yes, sir. You are the
man I wanted to talk to.
The Congressman will
be here in a moment.
He's just coming up from a vote.
I'm sure it's an important one.
No. Not really.
SUZANNE: So, Marla, can you fit
this into his schedule next week?
(PHONE RINGING)
RECEPTIONIST: Charlie
Wilson's office. Good morning.
The third...
It is? How are you?
BONNIE: Suzanne, can you
help me with this? Okay.
SUZANNE: I'll be right back.
RECEPTIONIST: I'll have him do it.
Okay, bye-bye.
LARRY: Miss? Yes, sir?
It seems to me, looking around, that
it's almost all women working here,
and that they're all very pretty.
Is that common?
(LAUGHS) Well,
Congressman Wilson,
he has an expression.
He says, "You can teach them to type,
but you can't teach them to grow tits."
Well, that's charming.
Larry! Congressman!
No, no, no. For $5,000 every two
years you get to call me Charlie.
And for 10,000, you can call me Betty
Sue and I'll clean out your rain gutters.
This is my daughter, Jane.
Well, now I remember
Jane. Two-L at SMU.
Charlie Wilson's office. Good morning.

Clip duration: 84 seconds
Views: 44
Uploaded: 12 December, 2020
Genres: biography, comedy, drama, history
Summary: A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.


Actors

Zvi - Ken Stott
Charlie Wilson - Tom Hanks
Gust Avrakotos - Philip Seymour Hoffman