War Footage Not Charlie Wilson's: 'Scud Stud'

Law360, New York (April 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The NBC reporter whose coverage of the 1991 Gulf War earned him the nickname “Scud Stud” has sued the makers of the Academy Award-nominated film “Charlie Wilson’s War” for allegedly using copyrighted footage that was gleaned without his consent.

Arthur Kent filed suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, alleging that Universal Studios, the British Broadcasting Company, Blockbuster Inc. and others infringed his intellectual property rights with their use of certain material in “Charlie Wilson’s War.”

“The defendants herein, including...
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