What Forrest Gump Really Said at the Vietnam Protest March
While Forrest's mic was unplugged, there was actually dialogue audiences didn't hear.
- •While in Washington, D.C., Forrest makes fast friends with activist Abbie Hoffman, who invites him to take the stage and share his experiences in Vietnam.
- •But just as Forrest begins speaking, his microphone is unplugged, leaving viewers to wonder what it was that Forrest said.
- •Well, wonder no more ...
- •According to Tom Hanks, Forrest’s speech was as follows:
- •“Sometimes when people go to Vietnam, they go home to their mommas without any legs. Sometimes they don’t go home at all. That’s a bad thing. That’s all I have to say about that.”
- •And that's all we have to say about that.