with Peter Kuznick
. "The Untold History of the United States". New York: Gallery Books. ISBN 978-1451613513
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
24 Interviews |
28 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Oliver W. Stone
6' (1.83 m)
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(1991)] I thought it was a helluva thriller. JFK's [John F. Kennedy
's] murder marked the end of a dream, the end of a concept of idealism that I associate with my youth. Race war, Vietnam, Watergate. If JFK had lived, the combat situation in Vietnam would never have occurred.
Often talks about the experience of his father Louis Stone
taking him to lose his virginity to a prostitute in his mid-teens.
The issues of family and fatherhood are frequently featured in his films. In JFK
(1991), Garrison must juggle fatherhood with his job. In Alexander (2004), Alexander is torn between his parents. In Natural Born Killers
(1994), both the main characters were abused by their fathers. In Platoon
(1986) and Born on the Fourth of July
(1989), the two main characters cite that they went to Vietnam to ...