Saturday, June 18, 2016

John Wayne on Liberals

Via comment by down but not out  on Archie Bunker's Editorial on Gun Control

 Audio excerpted and condensed from, 1975. Interview conducted by Tony Macklin. Audio interview originally published on February 15, 2009 on The interview was in Wayne's home in Newport Beach, California. Published in the Summer 1975 issue of Film Heritage.

"Hell yes, I'm a liberal. I listen to both sides before I make up my mind. Doesn't that make you a liberal? Not in today's terms, it doesn't. These days, you have to be a fucking left-wing radical to be a liberal. Politically, though ... I've mellowed."
- John Wayne, 1973

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