The following opinion piece, authored by former SAG President Ed Asner, appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Sunday, December 28, 2008.
"If you stand together, you cannot lose. Actors cannot be beaten except by actors. The guild is for you, and you must be for the guild. Stand together."
Eddie Cantor, president, Screen Actors Guild, at the guild's first annual membership meeting, El Capitan Theater, Hollywood, May 13, 1934