#286 – Oliver Stone: Vladimir Putin and War in Ukraine

Oliver Stone is a filmmaker with 3 Oscar wins and 11 Oscar nominations. His films include Platoon, Wall Street, Born on the Fourth of July, Scarface, JFK, Nixon, Alexander, W, Snowden, and documentaries where he has interviewed Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, and Vladimir Putin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(09:35) – Nuclear power
(22:33) – Russia and US relations
(27:48) – JFK and the Cold War
(33:05) – Interviewing Putin
(56:44) – Invasion of Ukraine
(1:06:01) – Why Putin invaded Ukraine
(1:20:25) – Propaganda
(1:27:43) – Interviewing Putin in 2022
(1:34:59) – Nuclear war
(1:41:09) – Advice on interviewing
(1:44:50) – Interviewing Hitler
(1:48:11) – Putin interview language barrier
(1:49:22) – Love
(1:51:17) – Advice to young people
(1:54:23) – Mortality
(1:55:25) – Regrets
(1:57:22) – Meaning of life