A Few John Wayne Facts

John Wayne in The Searchers

Well, I could just kick start this short list by saying that he was called Marion, a name he obviously didn’t like too much. It just didn’t sound like a name his fans would associate with a rugged, gritty and totally bad-ass persona. Or I could just say that the nickname The Duke was actually […]

John Wayne Survives Soviet Assassination Team

John Wayne

Marion Mitchell Morrison (aka John Wayne) born May 26, 1907 died June 11, 1979 was a conservative Republican. He helped create the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals in February of 1944. A proactive anti-communist and president of the MPAPAI in 1947 and supporter of the Un-American Activities Committee and became a […]