Too soon? Even 18 years after Dick Cheney became vice president, there are aspects of the film's plot that are hard to laugh at.
America does not need another elite Kennedy pretending to lead us out of the darkness of authoritarian capitalism, racism, militarism and other evils.
The anti-war activist and the director—both Vietnam veterans—discuss the influence of their pasts on their politics today, in a conversation with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
Ron Kovic and Oliver Stone, who both served in Vietnam, share what they see as the most devastating aspects of the U.S. military-industrial complex during a conversation with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
The veteran and activist calls transgender members of the military "supremely patriotic" in a conversation about war's realities with Oliver Stone and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
For Veterans Day, Truthdig presents footage of the author and the film director discussing their experiences with war, peace and politics in a discussion moderated by Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer.
Truthdig's editor in chief says the president is playing into the hands of the military-industrial complex by "jacking up the defense budget."