[post_page_title]The reporter interviewing Forrest in Washington D.C. was a tourist[/post_page_title]
The guy who interviewed Forrest when he came to Washington D.C. to get his medal of honor was not an actor but a tourist in D.C. at the right time and place.
The tourist was originally from Atlanta, Georgia and was in the nation’s capital with his wife that day. Production saw him and asked him to read the lines. He must have done a pretty decent job considering he was added to the cast.
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