Writings and slides relating to the Vietnam War. Includes the manuscript of the book by Kovic,
Born on the Fourth of July
(New York, 1976). Digital copies of select records also available at
A Vietnam war veteran and anti-war activist, Kovic wrote the autobiography
Born on the Fourth of July published in 1976. A film of the same title, directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tom Cruise, was released in 1989.
2 oversize boxes, 797 digital files
(1.2 linear feet, .001 GB)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection is open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at