One of three Oliver Stone films about an American President which has a title referencing the name of the American President who is the subject of the movie. The first was JFK (1991), the second was Nixon (1995), and the third was W. (2008).
"To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards of men." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
President Eisenhower: ...We have been compelled to create a permanent armaments industry of vast proportions. And to do this three and a half million men and women are directly engaged ...
When Garrison is explaining the "same building, different addresses" to Lou and Bill, his pipe switches between his left and right hand.
Closing dedication: Dedicated to the young in whose spirit the search for truth marches on
A director's cut prepared by Oliver Stone for the video release features 17 minutes of footage not included in the theatrical version. Among the new material:
$5,223,658 22 December 1991