Oliver Stone, Film Director, Will Speak at the National Press Club on June 23

Oliver Stone, the award-winning film director of movies including “JFK” and “Platoon,” will speak at a speaker’s news conference on June 23, 2010.

Stone, whose latest film is “South of the Border,” will speak about the movie, making it and the political issues it addresses. The movie, being released in June, examines Latin American political leaders.

Stone and his crew filmed South American leaders including Venezuela‘s Hugo Chavez and Argentina‘s Cristina Kirchner for the film highlighting leftward-shifting politics among Latin American leaders. Stone will answer questions along with Tariq Ali and Mark Weisbrot, who did the film’s screenplay.

The National Press Club program will begin promptly at 12 p.m. in the ballroom with Stone’s remarks followed by a question-and-answer session.

The National Press Club is located at 14th and F Streets, NW, one block west of Metro Center. For more information about the Club and its programs is go to


The National Press Club is the world’s leading professional organization for journalists. Founded in 1908, the Club has 3,500 members representing most major news organizations. Each year, the Club holds more than 2,000 events including news conferences, luncheons and panels, and more than 250,000 guests come through its doors.

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