"The truth demands justice" banner on front of stage, Dean Kahler and others including William Kunstler and Ron Kovic, are seated on stage (seventh annual commemoration) · Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives
After a spinal cord injury in the Vietnam War that left him paralyzed from the chest down, Ron Kovic became a peace activist He is the author of the memoir "Born on the Fourth of Jul," which was made into an Academy Award–winning movie.
Born on the Fourth of July (Anniversary) (Paperback) (Ron Kovic)
Ron Kovic-Born On The Of July (autobiographic book made into a film with Tom Cruise and the basis for Bruce Springsteen's Born In The USA album). Disabled Vietnam Vet returns home to the U. disillusioned about the war.