Oliver Stone: US should nationalize oil resources

American film director Oliver Stone gestures during a news conference at a hotel in Caracas, Friday, May 28, 2010. Stone is in Venezuela to present his film "South of the Border", a road trip across five South American countries to explore the social and political movements under way in the region. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

July 20, 2010 11:23:53 AM PDT
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill shows that the United States should follow the example of South American socialists in nationalizing its energy industry, filmmaker Oliver Stone said Tuesday.