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