This article, published today 1 April 2023, goes over a lot of old ground, but contains footage of Duke accepting the Oscar on Coop’s behalf. In what the article describes as as “a pointed but charming speech”.
Furious John Wayne blasted biggest Hollywood rival's 'degrading' film
John Wayne didn't just make films, he passionately defended the purity of his beloved Western and war movies. The Duke furiously attacked anyone he thought was…