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Commander John Ford | Jack Ford | Jack Francis | Rear Admiral John Ford USNVR Ret. | John Ford Captain U.S.N.R. | Lt. Cmdr. John Ford U.S.N.R.
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[on Native American Indians] We've treated them badly, it's a blot on our shield; we've robbed, cheated, murdered and massacred them, but they kill one white man and God, out come the troops.
During the Depression, Ford - by then a very wealthy man - was accosted outside his office by a former Universal actor who was destitute and needed $200 for an operation for his wife. As the man related his misfortunes, Ford appeared to become enraged and then, to the horror of onlookers, he launched himself at the man, knocked him to the floor. However, as the shaken old man left the building, ...
His characters are often morally grey individuals trying to survive a harsh world