03/22/2012 12:37 pm ET

Parenting Advice From George Clooney's Dad

When George Clooney was arrested on Friday while protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, he was not alone. “I’m glad to be standing here with my father,” he told reporters as he and his dad, former news anchor and television host Nick Clooney, were led away. Later, Clooney told Fox News Sunday that “I grew up in a family that believed your job was to be involved with your fellow man. You have a responsibility to participate in the human condition.” It was an example instilled in no small part by a father who he says was a “big believer in the importance of information.”