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Oliver Stone On The 'Untold History Of The United States'

President Barack Obama announced today that he will visit the Japanese city of Hiroshima. He will be the first sitting American President to do so since atomic bombs were dropped on the city and Nagasaki during WWII. 

We talk about the events and people that surrounded that decision with Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Oliver Stone, director of such films as Platoon, JFK, Nixon and W. He's created a 10-part documentary series called The Untold History of the United States with American University History Professor, Peter Kuznick.

Stone and Kuznick will talk with us about what they call the American “conventional myth” of people and events in the 20th century that still affect us today. Stone’s new film, Snowden, a drama about controversial whistleblower, Edward Snowden, is due out in September, 2016.

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