Oliver Stone: Who Killed J.F.K.?

In an electrifying and troubling new film, Oliver Stone and Kevin Costner reheat the controversy about the Kennedy assassination

J.F.K. blown away,

What else do I have to say?

-- Billy Joel,

We Didn't Start the Fire

On Nov. 22, 1963, somebody blasted the skull of America open. In a few seconds of rifle fire in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, a time warp gaped. Slapped out of a pretty postwar reverie, we screamed bloody murder.

Oliver Stone screams bloody murder for a living. In his screenplays for Midnight Express and Scarface, he drew nightscapes of drug paranoia and police brutality. As writer-director of Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July, the Vietnam vet exorcised his demons by portraying the war...

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