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American Hero

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Who is American Hero?

American Hero a.k.a. Kurt Angle: Kurt Steven Angle is an American professional wrestler, amateur wrestler, actor and 1996 Olympic gold medalist.

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  1. "American Hero" a.k.a. "Wag the Dog": American Hero is a 1993 satirical conspiracy theory novel, reissued as Wag the Dog: A Novel in 2004, written by Larry Beinhart. It speculated that Operation Desert Storm had been scripted and choreographed as a ploy to get George H.W. Bush reelected to a second term, while at the same time analyzing exactly why that conflict had been so popular. The book formed the inspiration and basis for the 1997 film, Wag the Dog.
  2. "American Hero" is a play by Bess Wohl.

Film

"American Hero" is a film.

  • starring: Sage Stallone as Price
  • genres: Action Film, Comedy, Adventure Film

Music

"American Hero" is a musical album of Mike Bloomfield.

  • released on (16 years ago)

Miscellanea

American Hero is a 2014 theater production of the play by Bess Wohl.

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Google previewProjecting Words, Writing Images (2011)

Intersections of the Textual and the Visual in American Cultural Practices by John R. Leo, Marek Paryz

JUSTYNAWIERZCHOWSKA UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW THE DARK NIGHT OF THE DARK KNIGHT: THE FROZEN DYNAMICS OF BATMAN'S IDENTITY The American hero is a key element in American culture. Historically speaking, this has ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

The Greatest American Hero bucked that historical trend, and despite its focus on humor, seriously advanced the reputation of superhero programming on television. Also refreshing was the fact that Ralph learned about different powers in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stock Car Racing (2013)

by Lew Freedman

Starring Jeff Bridges as Junior Johnson, the 1973 movie The Last American Hero was based on the Esquire magazine story by Tom Wolfe about the stock car racing star. The movie highlighted Johnson's life growing up in rural poverty in North ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Baseball (2012)

by Lyle Spatz

by Jane Leavy; Matty: An American Hero, by Ray Robinson; Stan Musial: An American Life, by George Vecsey; Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend, by Larry Tye; Fifty-Nine in '84: Old Hoss Radbourn, Barehanded Baseball, ...

Google previewAmerican Civil War: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [6 volumes] (2013)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait ofan American Hero. New York: Ballantine, 2004. Lawson, Melinda. PatriotFires: Forging a New American Nationalism in the Civil WarNorth. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002. Leech, Margaret.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (2012)

The Brown Bomber became an American hero by knocking out the German Max Schmeling in 1938, symbolizing for many the superiority of the United States over Nazi Germany. Golf and Tennis. Golf and tennis were prestigious new sports ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes] (2012)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

Archibald Yell: An American Hero. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1988. Lavender, David. Climax atBuena Vista: The Decisive Battle of the Mexican -American War. 1966. Reprint, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (2013)

by Joan Shelley Rubin, Paul S. Boyer, Professor Scott E. Casper

a more human, democratic, and even authentically American hero.

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Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero. (Morgan Freeman)
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