09/29/2010 12:59 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Meg Whitman Promotes Education Reform Documentary 'Waiting For Superman'

On Tuesday, the day of the first California gubernatorial debate, Republican candidate Meg Whitman released a new radio ad promoting the education reform documentary, "Waiting For 'Superman.' "

CNN reports,

California Republicans don't usually praise movies that come out of left-leaning Hollywood, but gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is adding her endorsement to a critically acclaimed new film with sharp political overtones.

The radio ad can be heard online on Whitman's campaign website.

Davis Guggenheim's documentary "Waiting For 'Superman' " is now playing in select theaters -- and set to be released nationwide on October 1. Viewers can pledge to see the film on and learn how to take action to improve American schools.

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