Stone Rips JFK Assassination 'Fairy Tale'
People in power are in denial, director charges
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jan 25, 2010 4:25 AM CST
Oliver Stone talks about history to a Califronia audience recently as he pitches his new series "Oliver Stone's Secret History Of America" on Showtime.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Film director cum pot-stirring historian Oliver Stone has blasted the official version of JFK's assassination as a "national fairy tale." To this day, "many key Americans in power are in total denial about this story," Stone told a group of students in Thailand. "They don't want to know about the possibility that he was killed by someone other than Lee Harvey Oswald." Stone's film JFK suggested a massive conspiracy linked to the CIA was behind the president's murder. The director was in Bangkok on a series of talks funded by the Vienna-based International Peace Foundation.

 

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