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History and mythology have much to teach us. Why do we ignore it?

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Kelly_R_Smith
It might come as a surprise that Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin was quite the movie buff. Sources reported that after one of his routine film viewings, Stalin ordered the KGB to assassinate John Wayne.... View More
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Steve Blu
Wow, really? Only cancer could get the Duke.
March 18, 2021
Steve Blu
Lots of sources on this. If someone did a biopic on Wayne, they should do this story as the central motif! Just read up on this, never knew. https://allthatsinteresting.com/john-wayne-assassination
March 18, 2021
Kelly_R_Smith
The Quiet Man and The Shootist were likely two of the best films ever made. Funny story--my father looked a little like The Duke. Once we were in an open-air market in Mexico and some American tourist came up and asked for his autograph. I'm still laughing. Good times with the old man. I'm lucky, eh... View More
March 18, 2021
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Kelly_R_Smith
Panama Canal Locks under construction. Thank you Teddy Rooseveldt. Bite me, Jimmy Carter.
March 17, 2021
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