Posts in Heritage
Duke's Presidential Correspondence

When John Wayne showed up to accept the gold medal award, given to "an outstanding American who has contributed significantly to the sport of college football and our country" by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame on December 4, 1974, he was ostensibly there to discuss his gridiron adventures.

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HeritageJillian Grupe
Duke's Wild Goose Days

If you ever wondered what John Wayne would be doing if he were alive today, with summer in full swing, there is no need—he’d be spending every available moment on his yacht, the Wild Goose, with family and friends.

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HeritageJillian Grupe
When Duke Met the Grunts

When John Wayne arrived in Vietnam in the summer of 1966 to visit American troops at the height of the Vietnam War as part of a tour co-sponsored by the USO’s Hollywood Overseas Committee and the U.S. Department of Defense, he was still in the early phases of developing the 1968 feature film he would eventually direct and star in, The Green Berets. 

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