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Moore's Bush Film Wins Top Prize at Cannes

Michael Moore's documentary about President Bush's war on terror -- Fahrenheit 9/11 -- has won the Palme d'Or, top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

It's the first documentary to win the top prize at the festival in nearly 50 years.

The politically charged film explores the links between the Bush family and Saudi Arabia.

Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and Los Angeles Times film critic Ken Turan.

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As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.