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Oscars / Platoon #107388

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) No. Oscar nominations given "Platoon" today reported

(Hollywood, California: Gary Shepard) Vietnam veteran and "Platoon" writer/dir. Oliver Stone's personal catharsis with movie's success examined; details given, scenes shown. [STONE - describes effort to make film.] [Voice of actor Charlie SHEEN - reads letters written by Stone.] [STONE - feels country needed "Platoon".] [David HALBERSTAM - thinks nation owes Stone thanks for dispelling Rambo myth about Vietnam.] [STONE - hope Vietnam vets. like film.]

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary

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