Untold History Of The United S Oliver Stone History
A people’s history of the American Empire, adapted for the next generation of young history buffs.There is history as we know it. And there is history we should have known. Adapted by Newbery Honor recipient Susan Campbell Bartoletti from the bestselling book (and companion to the Showtime documentary) The Untold History of the United States by Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and renowned historian Peter Kuznick, this first of four volumes presents young readers with a powerful and provocative look at the past century of American imperialism.
The companion to the Showtime documentary series, director Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick challenge the prevailing orthodoxies of traditional history books in this thoroughly researched and rigorously analyzed look at the dark side of American history.A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE In this riveting companion to their astonishing documentary series, which the Washington Post declared is “grounded in indisputable fact,” Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and renowned historian Peter Kuznick challenge prevailing orthodoxies to reveal the dark truth about the rise and fall of American imperialism.
A companion to Oliver Stone’s ten-part documentary series of the same name, this guide offers a people’s history of the American Empire: “a critical overview of US foreign policy…indispensable” (former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev); “brilliant, a masterpiece!” (Daniel Ellsberg); “Oliver Stone’s new book is as riveting, eye-opening, and thought-provoking as any history book you will ever read.
"Chapter 8: Reagan, Gorbachev And The Third World-Right Of The Right" -Carter's dreams of change give way to Ronald Reagan's secret wars in Afghanistan and Central America. Gerbachev emerges. Fresh opportunities for peace arise. The debate over Reagan's legacy. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone. "Chapter 9: Bush And Clinton: Squandered Peace-New World Order" -Russia introduced to American Capitalism.
"World Trade Center": From three-time Academy Award(R) winner Oliver Stone comes this inspiring true story about courage, family and our nation's unyielding spirit. Oscar(R) winner Nicolas Cage and Michael Pena ("Crash") star as John McLouglin and Will Jimeno, two New York City Port Authority policeman who were trapped in the rubble of September 11, 2001.
?At last the world knows America as the savior of the world Woodrow Wilson The notion of American exceptionalism, dating back to John Winthrop's 1630 sermon aboard the Arabella, still warps Americans? understanding of their nation's role in the world. Most are loathe to admit that the United States has any imperial pretensions. But history tells a different story as filmmaker Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick reveal in this riveting account of the rise and decline of the American empire.
Rediscover pivotal moments in America’s past in this second volume of the young reader’s edition of The Untold History of the United States, from Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick.There is history as we know it. And there is history we should have known. Complete with poignant photos and little-known but vitally important stories, this second of four volumes traces how people around the world responded to the United States’s rise as a superpower from the end of World War II through an increasingly tense Cold War and, eventually, to the brink of nuclear annihilation during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
This 12-chapter documentary series was created and executive produced by Academy Award(R)-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? Chapters include: "World War II", "Roosevelt, Truman & Wallace", "The Bomb", "The Cold War", "The '50s: Eisenhower, The Bomb & The Third World", "JFK: To The Brink", "Johnson, Nixon & Vietnam: Reversal Of Fortune", "Reagan, Gorbachev & Third World-Rise of the Right", "Bush & Clinton: Squandered Peace-New World Order", "Bush II & Obama - Age of Terror", "Prologue: Chapter A - World War I, The Russian Evolution & Woodrow Wilson: Roots of Empire", "Prologue: Chapter B - 1920-1940: Roosevelt, Hitler, Stalin: The Battle of Ideas".