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Ron Kovic

Oliver Stone's Snowden

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment
Thane Rosenbaum

Oliver Stone has never met an American fiasco he didn't like, lament, and, with any luck, lambaste in one of his films.

Scheer Intelligence: Ron Kovic and the Continuing Struggle for Veterans

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.19.2017 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Robert Scheer sits down with Vietnam veteran, author and peace activist Ron Kovic to discuss what we have learned and not learned about the lessons of war since his time in combat in Vietnam.

5 Films To Watch That Celebrate Real War Heroes

Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact

If you're trying to beat the heat this Memorial Day, there are ways to honor our troops away from the noisy parades and crowded events. Commemorate th...

Brothers Under the Bridge: Springsteen and Vietnam

Craig Werner | Posted 05.29.2012 | College
Craig Werner

"Support the troops" has, unforgivably, become a cliché, empty words echoing in a historical vacuum. Bruce Springsteen gives us an idea of what it means to make it real.

ReThink Review: Born On the Fourth of July -- Patriotism Redefined

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

What Republicans can't understand is that being critical of your mother or your country doesn't for a second mean that you love them any less.

A Letter to the President

Ron Kovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ron Kovic

Many of us who served in Vietnam promised ourselves long ago that we would never again allow what happened to us in that war to ever happen again. We have an obligation to protest. To speak out.

Annie Leibovitz: Still One of the Greatest Artists Ever

George Alexander | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Alexander

Annie Leibovitz and the description "struggling artist" can't even be mentioned in the same hemisphere. So I thought.

Ron Kovic and Tomas Young

Ellen Spiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Spiro

After the credits, Kovic wheeled to the front of the theatre and gave a spontaneous speech. It was one of those documentary moments that live forever.