Oliver Stone on Vietnam War and Local Villagers

Oliver Stone discusses what it was like interacting with the local Vietnamese villagers as a soldier during the Vietnam War.  talks about US soldier’s relationships with the Vietnamese villagers during the Vietnam war. “They were trying to stay alive in an impossible situation.”

Stone discusses how he did get upset with the villagers and how that made its way into his Academy Award winning film, Platoon.

Check out more great stories from Vietnam and the 1970 Protest Movement in Clara Bingham’s remarkable book:  Witness to The Revolution

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