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Stone sets his sights on FDR ‘conspiracy’

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Oliver Stone has his sights set on another conspiracy.

The "JFK" director wants to make a movie about an alleged plot by rich Republicans to topple President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, according to the New York Daily News.

"The coup d'etat planned against President Roosevelt has amazingly disappeared from the history books," Stone writes in the introduction to the newly published book, "Oliver Stone's USA: Film, History and Controversy."

Stone cites J.P. Morgan Jr., Douglas MacArthur, the media and others as conspirators in their unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the president, the Daily News reported.

Stone is still working on the script. He is basing it partly on William Corson and Joseph Trento's book, "The Last President," due out in 2002.