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The Politics and Personality of John Wayne

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Iowa-born John Wayne went on to become one of Hollywood’s most famous actors but was also involved in most post-World War II political controversies from the Red Scare to Vietnam. Author Scott Eyman discusses the Duke’s political life including his visceral reaction to ‘High Noon’ and the Wayne classic movie that he brought about in response.