publication date: Thursday, October 5, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)
clue: This born patriot has taken a stand against war ever since war left him unable to stand.
explanation: Kovic was the subject of the autobiography and film Born on the Fourth of July ("born patriot"). He was paralyzed from the mid-back down in Vietnam and has since campaigned against war. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Joy Dunn, and Aaron Weiss