John Wayne's America: The Politics Of Celebrity [abridged]

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg brings his eloquence, wit, and on-target perceptions of American life and politics to this fascinating, well-drawn protrait of a twentieth-century hero. In this work of great originality—the biography of an idea—Garry Wills shows how John Wayne came to embody Amercian values and influenced our cultoure to a degree unmatched by any other public figure of his time. In Wills's hands, Waynes story is tranformed into a compelling narrative about the intersection of popular entertainment and political realities in mid-twentieth-century America.


  • c1sA John Waynes America

    Duration: 38min
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    Duration: 38min
  • c2sA John Waynes America

    Duration: 42min
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    Duration: 37min