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    A Gregory Peck Handwritten Letter, 1979. Penned in black felt-tip ink on personalized stationery, dated "12 May 1979," reading in full "Dear Duke, / Better get your / conservative ass out / of there in time to / pick up this medal / Love from / Greg Peck;" with its original transmittal envelope; also included is a 'confirmation copy' of a mailgram that Peck sent to Barry Goldwater, Jr., dated "05/11/79," regarding Peck's support of Wayne receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, reading in part "I am pleased to lend my support to the movement for a special / Congressional Award for John Wayne, an honorable man who has / exemplified traditional American virtues in films for 50 years / ...John Wayne is loved the world over as a man who represents / independence, the love of freedom, and the hearty strength of / character which made our country great;" a touching testament to Wayne, especially considering Peck was a well-known liberal.
    10 1/2" x 7 1/2"


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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    The Personal Property of John Wayne DVD
    In this behind-the-scenes documentary, Ethan and Patrick Wayne share their memories of growing up with a Hollywood legend, and reveal why the time is right for the auction of the personal property of their movie-star father. Includes an exclusive look at the one-of-a-kind items from Wayne's extraordinary life. A must-have collector's DVD for all Wayne fans. DVD sales benefit the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. Order your copy of this remarkable DVD for just $19.95 today.
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