America comes of age across two seminal films from New Hollywood, made by two of the most uncompromising directors of any Hollywood. George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola bring us American Graffiti and Apocalypse Now. Pictures that show us exactly how the 1960s went out - not with a bang, but with a whimper. In this podcast, Luke and Fletcher begin discussing one of their favorite subjects; the not so humble beginnings of American Zoetrope/Lucasfilm in the early 1970s. Jump in your custom machine and take a trip back to The Hop. And then take a long trip up the river and remember - someday this war is gonna end.