John Wayne: All American

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Soon the college bowl season will be in full swing with the pinnacle being the Discover BCS Championship game between Alabama and Notre Dame.   The game will be played January 7 on ESPN beginning at 8:30 PM eastern time.  ESPN will no doubt present the storied histories of the two schools’ gridiron programs.  Images of “Bear” […]

John Wayne, A Biography

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On May 26, 1907 a 13 pound boy came into this world in Winterset Iowa. He was named Marion Robert Morrison, but his parents later changed his middle name to Mitchell when they decided to name their second son Robert. Marion Morrison would later become the actor John Wayne, fondly known as “The Duke”. Later […]

John Wayne: Three Classic Westerns!

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As a film buff, I have nothing but respect and admiration for John Wayne. He was known for playing a cowboy, and a damned good one at that. He is the quintessential star of the American Western film. Clint Eastwood can be the current poster boy for country films and the Republican Party, but John […]