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Riding with the Duke: John Wayne in Arizona

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Riding with the Duke: John Wayne in Arizona

March 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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John Wayne was born in Iowa and lived for most of his adult life in California. Yet, he spent many years exploring, living, and investing in Arizona, where he produced his own films, raised cattle, operated a game ranch, and was seemingly everywhere at once. Wayne remains an iconic presence in American popular culture. In this presentation, McNamee looks at the Duke’s long career in Arizona and the memories he left behind.


SB -  Gregory McNamee 400x230Gregory McNamee is a writer, editor, photographer, and publisher. He is the author of thirty-six books and of more than four thousand articles and other publications. He is a contributing editor to the Encyclopædia Britannica, a research fellow at the Southwest Center of the University of Arizona, and a lecturer in the Eller School of Management, also at the University of Arizona.


March 13, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Joyner-Green Valley Library
601 N. La Canada Drive
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
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