The Screen Actors Guild has launched an extraordinary campaign to persuade its 44,000 members who also are members of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists to defeat ratification of AFTRA's primetime television deal.


SAG's stunning move, voted up Friday by its bitterly divided national executive committee on a 13-10 margin, prompted AFTRA to threaten to take SAG to court for interfering in its internal affairs.


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