Oliver Stone's The Untold History of the United States at the Merc tonight
Jason Bosch won a MasterMind for his work with ArgusFest, showing important movies for trivial prices. And tonight, ArgusFest will be screening two more segments of Oliver Stone's The Untold History of the United States.
And as Bosch notes, "You don't need to have seen the first parts to follow along, since history had no beginning and will never end."
The two episodes of the documentary, which was directed and narrated by Oliver Stone, will be shown at the Mercury Cafe at 2199 California Street starting at 7 p.m.
Episode 5: Eisenhower, The Bomb and The Third World Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles replace Truman. Stalin dies but relations with the Soviet Union turn colder. The H-bomb and the doctrine of nuclear annihilation are explored, as are the Korean War and U.S. rearmament. McCarthyism grows and so does the ruthlessness of U.S. policy towards a Third World. Eisenhower emerges as a game changer.
Episode 6: JFK - To The Brink JFK and the Bay of Pigs; on the brink of total war during Cuban Missile Crisis; early Vietnam; JFK's attempts at peace with Khrushchev; JFK assassinated.
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There's a $5 suggested donation -- but no one is turned away from an ArgusFest screening.
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