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Kovic, Ron

Overview
Works: 67 works in 360 publications in 16 languages and 8,294 library holdings
Genres: Biographical films  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Fiction  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Biography  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Contributor, Performer
Classifications: DS559.5, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Ron Kovic
 
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Most widely held works by Ron Kovic
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

106 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film follows Kovic from a zealous teen who volunteers for the Vietnam War, to an embittered veteran paralysed from the mid-chest down. Deeply in love with his country, Kovic returned to an environment vastly different from the one he left, and struggled before emerging as a brave new voice for the disenchanted
One bright shining moment : the forgotten summer of George McGovern( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary retraces George McGovern's bold presidential campaign of 1972 - a grassroots campaign that fought for peace and justice, and positioned ideas and people first. However, what is remembered today as being the ultimate political defeat of the American Century may also have been its high watermark. The film poses this central question: what does the crushing electoral defeat of a man so well respected for his decency and intellect say about the electoral process, the American government, and more importantly, what does it say about the forces at work on the American people---then and now?
Born on the Fourth of July by Ron Kovic( Book )

74 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnamveteranen Ron Kovic vender hjem som invalid og behandles med ligegyldighed af samfundet, der ingen forståelse har for det, han kan fortælle om krigens meningsløshed og USA's forløjede engagement
Johnny got his gun by Dalton Trumbo( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and French and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young boy and his tragic fate in World War I makes a statement on the horrors of war and a plea for peace
Around the world in eight days by Ron Kovic( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrow path : walking toward peace and nonviolence with John Dear, S.J.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film set in the austere beauty of the New Mexico desert where Fr. John Dear, S.J., a peace activist and author/editor of over 20 books on peace and nonviolence, lives atop a mesa some 7 thousand feet into the air and talks about taking the Beatitudes of Jesus Christ and seriously living out the Gospel of nonviolence. And in the distance "the nuclear hellhole of Los Alamos"--FatherJohnDear.org
Né un 4 juillet by Oliver Stone( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce film suit le parcours d’un jeune adolescent américain parti comme fervent volontaire à la guerre du Vietnam et qui, de retour chez lui, devient un ancien combattant meurtri et aigri qui ne reconnaît plus le pays pour lequel il s’est battu
Nato il quattro luglio( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ron Kovic, nato il 4 luglio 1946, si arruola nei Marines e torna dal Vietnam, nel 1968, paralizzato nella parte inferiore del corpo e impotente. Attraverso varie esperienze arriva a una presa di coscienza pacifista e porta la sua testimonianza alla Convenzione Democratica del 1976. (Mymovies)
Ron Kovic seconding the nomination of Fritz Efaw for Vice President by Ron Kovic( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a speech seconding the nomination of draft evader Fritz Efaw for Vice President, handicapped Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic revives bitter memories of the war in Vietnam, attacks care of veterans in VA hospitals and calls for a complete amnesty for draft evaders and deserters
Operation last patrol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Captures Born on the Fourth of July scribe and film subject Ron Kovic's world-famous march at the 1972 Republican convention. Ron Kovic's difficult journey from soldier to activist is chronicled in this ... documentary featuring historical footage of the '72 protest."--Container
Nacido el cuatro de julio( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspirada en la autobiografía de Ron Kovic. Segunda parte de la trilogía sobre Vietnam: muestra la historia de un joven que se alista como voluntario para ir a la guerra, convencido de que defender a su país es la mejor manera de demostrarle su amor. Pero sus convicciones cambiarán radicalmente cuando regrese como veterano de guerra, postrado en una silla de ruedas y atendido en un cochambroso hospital
Generacija nasilja : roman by Ron Kovic( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in Slovenian and Serbian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Født den 4. juli Born on the Fourth of July( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. vs John Lennon by David Leaf( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Vs. John Lennon is the compelling and provocative story of John Lennon's evolution from beloved Beatle to outspoken artist and activist to iconic inspiration for peace, and how, in the midst of one of the most tumultuous times in American history, Lennon stood his ground, refused to be silenced and courageously won his battle with the U.S. Government
Geboren am 4. Juli( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in German and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Født den 4. juli by Ron Kovic( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Født den 4. juli by Ron Kovic( Recording )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Född den fjärde juli by Ron Kovic( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Showcase( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial movie, The Last Temptation of Christ, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
The Vietnam war legacy by Ron Kovic( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam war veteran Ron Kovic, in a speech at the 1976 Democratic National Convention, describes how his experiences during the war and anti-war sentiment in the United States changed him
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Born on the Fourth of July
Alternative Names
Ron Kovic Amerikaans schrijver

Ron Kovic amerikansk författare

Ron Kovic amerikansk skribent

Ron Kovic militant pacifiste américain

Ron Kovic scrittore e attivista statunitense

Ron Kovic US-amerikanischer Menschenrechtsaktivist

Ron Kovik

Ковик, Рон

Рон Ковик

רון קוביק

رون كوفيك

コビック, ロン

ロン・コーヴィック

罗尼·科维克

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Born on the Fourth of JulyJohnny got his gunRemembering Viet Nam : Gustav Hasford, Ron Kovic, Tim O'Brien and the fabrication of American cultural memoryRon Kovic : antiwar activistBorn on the Fourth of July