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10 Apr - Martha Marie Wright Tennant - Five Year Diary

1942 Its Rained all Day Nobody came we went To Town but got No Mail. went To see Shepard of the HIlls tonight

1943 Marie here Dad & Bud worked Days. 77 more words

Rene Baron

Rejection is fun

I love to write. In fact I just love to create. The bad thing is that other people love to judge what you create. This can range from helpful to hurtful. 500 more words

American History through Film (1)

1776 – Independence: The Patriot (2000)

This Mel Gibson film is remarkably similar to Mel Gibson’s earlier film Braveheart (1995). As Braveheart was a massively successful film, I am surprised that Gibson would simply remake it with an American theme. 1,551 more words

American History

Special Video- John Wayne: “America-Why I Love Her”

We wanted to share this, now seemingly rare video, featuring John Wayne’s narration, with photos, choir, and music, of “America the Beautiful.”
I can honestly say that, yes, I have always been a “John Wayne” fan, and, yes, I always will be. 472 more words


Oldies but goldies: True Grit (1969)

Director: Henry Hathaway, Main Cast: John WayneKim DarbyGlen CampbellJeff CoreyRobert Duvall;

Mattie Ross (Darby) is determined to find her father’s killer, Tom Chaney (Corey), and see that justice is served. 398 more words

Seen At Home

Fat baby Friday

I am not a royal watcher. I mean, I like them and I think Kate Middleton is lovely and such a nice change from the usual wannabee types and all, but really I don’t understand why Americans are so taken with aristocrats and European royalty. 220 more words

John Wayne and Elvis Presley (by Jeff Schrembs)

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Joe Esposito, who Elvis met while in the US Army (circa 1958-1960), was a trusted friend of Elvis and held the official position of “manager” within the Memphis Mafia. 139 more words