vietnam wars

VIETNAM. 1967. US Navy Lieutenant Commander John McCain being examined by a Vietnamese doctor. John McCain was captured in 1967 in a lake in Hanoi after his Navy warplane was downed by the Northern Vietnamese army. McCain said that upon capture he was beaten by an angry mob and bayoneted in the groin.

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Taxi Driver (1976) Dir. Martin Scorsese
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
IMDb: A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd