John Wayne

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  • John Wayne memorabilia to go up for auction

    Cowboy hats, costumes and saddles from John Wayne's estate are among the items that will go up for auction in Los Angeles next month.


  • Rep. Michele Bachmann, Minnesota Republican, waves to the crowd as she officially announces her intent to seek the GOP presidential nomination on Monday, June 27, 2011, in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Bachmann concedes she misspoke on Wayne's hometown

    Rep. Michele Bachmann on Tuesday acknowledged "misspeaking" occasionally, including wrongly claiming that actor John Wayne was from her Waterloo, Iowa, hometown, but said she's "a substantive, serious person" who would be a good president.


  • Inside Politics

    Rep. Michele Bachmann kicked off her presidential campaign on Monday in Waterloo, Iowa, and in one interview she promised to mimic the spirit of Waterloo's own John Wayne.


  • James Arness of 'Gunsmoke' fame dead at 88

    It takes a special kind of lawman to carry on for 20 years in the Wild West of TV.


  • James Arness of 'Gunsmoke' fame dies at 88

    James Arness, the 6-foot-6 actor who towered over the television landscape for two decades as righteous Dodge City lawman Matt Dillon in "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88.


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    Culture Briefs

    "[John Wayne] forced Siegel to redo the scene, declaring: 'Whatever the cause, I would never shoot anyone in the back. It's unthinkable for my image,'" writes Philip Horne at the Daily Telegraph.


  • James Bacon, Hollywood columnist, dies at 96

    James Bacon, who began his career at The Associated Press in the 1940s and spent 75 years chronicling Hollywood's biggest stars as a reporter, author and syndicated columnist, died Saturday. He was 96.


  • This undated image provided by the Bacon family shows James Bacon, who died Saturday Sept. 18, 2010 in Los Angeles. In his 75 years as a journalist, columnist and author, Bacon traded cigars with Winston Churchill, was acquainted with eight U.S. presidents, traveled Viet Nam battlefields with Bob Hope, sipped Jack Daniels with Frank Sinatra, hung out with John Wayne and was a confidant of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor.(AP Photo/courtesy Bacon family)

    James Bacon, columnist to the stars, dies at 96

    James Bacon, who began his career at The Associated Press in the 1940s and spent six decades chronicling Hollywood's biggest stars as a reporter, author and syndicated columnist, died Saturday. He was 96.


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