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Episode 131: "the Searchers" & "True Grit"

Westerns - With and Without Wayne!

For decades, John Wayne's westerns created a vast mythology of America's early days...

That papered over historical truth in favor of heroic white male ego-fantasies.

But towards the end of his career, two films stand out wherein he questions these narratives and his role in them -

Join us as we take a look at his masterpiece The Searchers,

As well the Coen Brother's reinterpretation of his classic True Grit!

(John) Wayne's World

Drink. Talk. Drink

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