This 12-chapter documentary series, created and executive produced by Academy Award®-winning* writer/director Oliver Stone. As Americans, do we really know and understand our shared and complicated history? How do we recall the small details and forgotten players that influenced some of the biggest events from America's past? Will our children actually get the whole story from reading history books? And how will it affect the future of our country?
1. JFK and the Untold History of Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone speaks about JFK and the untold history of America in this uncensored interview with
Buzzsaw. Stone debunks the white lies and mythology of American history, and goes into the roots of the cold war and war on terror, and how they have been used to keep people oppressed from the former Soviet Union to the current American collapse. Obama and the willingness of presidents to play ball with warhawks is laid out cold in this talk with hosts Tyrel Ventura, and Stone's own son, Sean.
2. Legendary film director, screenwriter, and producer Oliver Stone returns to TYT, talking about his Untold History of the United States. Stone joins Cenk Uygur to reexamine key points in American history, including WWII and the effects of banking and the economic climate, coups for the purposes of business interests, and the place (and lack of) progressive legislation in U.S. history. How do President Obama and President Kennedy compare? Furthermore, have all the details of Kennedy's assassination come to light? How did the system handle historical curveballs like President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Kennedy, and Martin Luther King Jr.?
Oliver Stone and Cenk Uygur have a frank discussion of untold American history, and also delve a bit into Stone's own storied past.
3. Oliver Stone - Full Interview On The Young Turks
This is the full, uncut version of film director, screenwriter, and producer Oliver Stone talking to Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks. Stone discusses his legendary career, his views on politics, and his time as a soldier in the Vietnam War. Now, Stone presents his new book and special series, The Untold History of The United States, which highlights unsung American heroes whose views caused them to be lost to history as well as respectfully debunk more well-known historic figures.
4. Oliver Stone: Untold - An Interview with Bob Woodruff
One of the most controversial directors in Hollywood, Oliver Stone has made films that are remarkable both for their handling of subject matter and the degree of controversy such handling inspires. A producer, screenwriter, and actor, Stone is consistently identified with his more political works, including Platoon and Nixon. Despite this association, Stone has stated that his films are "first and foremost dramas about individuals in personal struggles," and he believes himself to be a dramatist rather than a political filmmaker. His current project, the 10-part TV documentary, The Untold History of the United States, focuses on the last 60 years of America's history, debunking some heroes while crediting those previously lost to history. Stone has received three Academy Awards and 31 nominations.
Award-winning journalist Bob Woodruff, a current ABC news reporter, will interview Stone for this Penny W. Stamps Series presentation. In the sit-down interview, Woodruff, who was severely injured while reporting in Iraq as a World news co-anchor, will discuss the motives behind Stone's latest project and more political works.