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American Experience: Vietnam Online. PBS.

Anderegg, Michael. Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1991.

Ansen, David. "Bringing it all back home, 'A new Vietnam film goes for the jugular'." Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Newsweek 25 Dec. 1989: 74.

Appy, Christian. "Vietnam according to Oliver Stone." Commonweal 23 March 1990: 187-89.

Baritz, Loren. Backfire: A History of how American culture led us into Vietnam and made us fight the way we did. New York: Morrow, 1985.

Beaver, Frank Eugene. Oliver Stone: Wakeup Cinema. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994.

Benson, Sheila. "Oliver Stone Goes to War Again." Los Angeles Times 20 December 1989: F1.

Berardinelli, James. Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone.

Berg, R. & Rowe, J.C. The Vietnam War and American Culture. New York: Columbia UP, 1991.

Born on the Fourth of July -- Trailer

"Born on the Fourth of July." Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Variety 1 Jan. 1989.

Burgoyne, Robert. Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1997.

Collins, Glenn. "Oliver Stone is Ready to Move on From Vietnam." Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. New York Times 2 Jan. 1990: C13, 20.

Davis, Jack. "New Left, Revisionist, In-Your-Face History: Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July Experience." Film & History 28.3-4 (1998): 6-17.

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam. New York: HBO Video, 1987.

Different Sons. Trenton: Broken Rifle Press, 1991.

Doherty, Thomas. "Witness to War: Oliver Stone, Ron Kovic, and Born on the Fourth of July." Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television. Ed. Michael Anderegg. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1991.

Ebert, Roger. Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Chicago Sun-Times. Accessed 26 Feb. 2009 .

Eilert, Richard. "Born of the Fourth: It's a Lie." St. Louis Post-Dispatch 26 February 1990: 3B.

Gibson, James W. The Perfect War: Technowar in Vietnam. Boston & New York: The Atlantic Monthly, 1986.

Hellmann, John. American Myth and the Legacy of Vietnam. New York: Columbia UP, 1986.

Hendrix, Charles, and Lisa Anelli. "Impact of Vietnam War Service on Veterans' Perceptions of Family Life." Family Relations 42.1 (1993): 87-92.

Hinson, Hal. Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Washington Post. 5 January 1990: B1.

History at the Movies: Conversation with Oliver Stone. Conversations with History.

Howe, Desson. Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Washington Post. Accessed 25 Feb. 2009 .

John Kerry Testimony. Legislative Proposals Relating to the War in Southeast Asia Thursday, April 22, 1971 United States Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.

Kael, Pauline. "The Current Cinema: Potency." New Yorker 22 January 1990: 122-24.

Kagan, Norman. The Cinema of Oliver Stone. New York: Continuum Publishing Company, 1995.

Kerrey, Robert. When I Was a Young Man: A Memoir. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2002.

Klawans, Stewart. Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Nation 1 Jan. 1990: 28-30.

Kovic, Ron. "Breaking the Silence of the Night." Truthdig 10 October 2006.

Kovic, Ron. "The Forgotten Wounded of Iraq." Truthdig 18 Jan. 2006.

Kovic, Ron. Born on the Fourth of July. New York: Pocket Books, 1976.

Kunz, Don. The Films of Oliver Stone. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1997.

Kunz, Don. "Oliver Stone's Film Adaptation of Born on the Fourth of July: Redefining Masculine Heroism." War, Literature, and the Arts 2.2 (1990): 1-25.

MacPherson, Myra. Long Time Passing: Vietnam and the Haunted Generation. New York: Doubleday, 1984.

McCrisken, Trevor B., and Andrew Pepper, eds. "Oliver Stone and the Decade of Trauma." American History and Contemporary Hollywood Film. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2005. 131-59.

McInerney, Peter. "'Straight' and 'Secret' History in Vietnam War Literature." Contemporary Literature 22.2 (1981): 187-204.

O'Brien, Tom. "At War with Ourselves, ‘Glory'& ‘Fourth of July'." Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Commonweal 9 Feb. 1990: 84-86.

Oliver Stone Official Profile. MySpace.

Oliver Stone's America: A Dialogue with Oliver Stone. Burbank: Warner Home Video, 2001.

Oliver Stone, Inside Out. New York: The Cinema Guild; distributed by West Glen Films, 1992.

Oliver Stone: Our Greatest Film Director.

One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern. New York: First Run Features, 2005.

Operation Last Patrol. Dir. Frank Cavestani, Catherine Leroy. Perf. Ron Kovic. [1972] Cinema Libre, 2005.

Ordinary Americans: The Vietnam War. Alexandria: Close Up Foundation, 1997.

Peacemaker Heroes: Ron Kovic. The My Hero Project.

Pickering, Barbara. "Born on the Fourth of July: A Reflection of Value Transformation in Vietnam Veterans." Popular Culture Review 8.2 (1997): 53-74.

Prince, Stephen. American Cinema of the 1980s: Themes and Variations. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2007.

Riordan, James. Stone: The Controversies, Excesses, and Exploits of a Radical Filmmaker. New York: Hyperion, 1995.

Rollins, Peter C. The Columbia Companion to American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past. New York: Columbia UP, 2003.

"Ron Kovic: Peace Movement Will Be Largest Ever." 17 Jan. 2003.

"Ron Kovic & Frank Cavestani." The People Speak Radio. 29 April 2008.

"Ron Kovic: Author of Born on the Fourth of July." The People Speak Radio. 5 July 2006.

"Ron Kovic's Speech at Oct. 26, 2002 Anti-war rally in San Francisco." On Lisa Rein's Radar 27 Oct. 2002.

Salewicz, Chris. Oliver Stone: Close Up. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1998.

Santoli, Al. Everything We Had: An Oral History of the Vietnam War. New York: Random House, 1981.

Scheer, Robert. "Born on the third of July." Premiere Feb. 1990: 50-54.

Seidenberg, Robert. "To Hell and Back." American Film Jan. 1990: 28-31, 56.

Shewring, Anne L. "We didn't do that did we? Representation of the Veteran Experience." Journal of American and Comparative Cultures 23.4 (2000).

Shor, Fran. "Transcending the Myths of Patriotic Militarized Masculinity: Armoring, Wounding, and Transfiguration in Ron Kovic's Born on the Fourth of July." Journal of Men's Studies: A Scholarly Journal about Men and Masculinities 8.3 (2000): 375-85.

The Sixties Project

Starr, Paul. The Discarded Army. New York: Charterhouse, 1974.

Sturken, Marita. "Reenactment, Fantasy, and the Paranoia of History: Oliver Stone's Docudramas." USC Spectator 20.1 (1999): 23-38.

Toplin, Robert Brent. Oliver Stone's USA. Lawrence: UP of Kansas, 2000.

Travers, Peter. Rev. of Born on the Fourth of July, dir. Oliver Stone. Rolling Stone. Accessed 26 Feb. 2009. born_on_the_fourth_of_july

Turner, Fred. Echoes of Combat. New York: Anchor Books, Doubleday, 1996.

The U.S. vs John Lennon. David Leaf, et. al. Lionsgate, 2007.

Veterans Against the Iraq War

Veterans Speak Out. 14 Nov. 2005.

Vietnam Veterans Against the War. Statement by John Kerry. Vietnam

The Vietnam Wall Controversy

The Virtual Wall. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

Wells, Tom. The War Within: America's Battle over Vietnam. Berkeley: U of California P, 1994.

Wilmington, Michael. "Oliver Stone and Born on the Fourth of July." Movie Talk from the Front Lines: Filmmakers Discuss Their Works with the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Ed. Jerry Roberts, et al. Jefferson: McFarland, 1995. 133-54.

Wood, Robin (updated by R. Barton Palmer). "Oliver Stone." Film Reference.

Wood, Robin. "Radicalism and Popular Cinema: The Films of Oliver Stone." Cineaction 23 (Winter 1990): 60-69.