The filmmaker is well known for his historical interpretations “J.F.K.,” “Nixon,” “Salvador” and “W.”
For this special, Stone teamed with Peter Kuznick, a history professor at American University.
In an interview with the Associated Press, Stone also acknowledged multiple fact checks, sourcing and footnotes are listed in the making of this special.
Here are a few questions about Stone:
1. He received the Best Director Academy Award for which two films?
2. Stone served in Vietnam and received these military decorations.
3. This 2004 film was considered a critical failure.
4. One of Stone's trademarks is to open films with what?
5. Name Stone's first film.
6. Name Stone's first film to receive a PG-13 rating.
Answers: 1. “Born on the Fourth of July” (1990) and “Platoon” (1987). 2. Bronze Star for Gallantry and a Purple Heart. 3. “Alexander.” 4. A quotation in white text against a black background. 5. “Last Year in Viet Nam” (1971) was an 11-minute student film he made. 6. “World Trade Center” (2006).