Oct 4 - Daniel Radcliffe, Elizabeth Banks and Amy Poehler give their take on the U.S. government shutdown. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Honorees and guests at Variety's Power of Women luncheon and the "Kill Your Darlings" premiere in Beverly Hills talked about the U.S. government shutdown, which was triggered by a dispute over the president's healthcare reforms. Congress had failed to pass a spending bill by October 1, the start of the new fiscal year. Daniel Radcliffe said he "barely understood" the situation, while Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler and Rita Moreno were all disappointed with Congress but were hopeful that a resolution would soon be reached.