Oliver Stone - Academy Award-winning Director & Peter Kuznick - Professor of History, American University
Please join Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone and American University History Professor Peter Kuznick for a screening and discussion about Episode 3: The Bomb (60 mins) from their Showtime television series, The Untold History of the United States (2012). The dynamic 10-part series re-examines commonly told narratives about America’s place in the world and the world that America helped shape. Episode 3: The Bomb explores America’s controversial decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. The filmmakers will be present for a post-screening discussion moderated by Professor Matthew Jacobson.
This event is sponsored by The Film Studies Program, Films at the Whitney, the Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow, the Public Humanities Program, the Department of History, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale, and with special support from the Traphagen Alumni Speakers Series, Yale College Office of Student Affairs.