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Folk singer Kris Kristofferson reminisces on the Vietnam War (1993)

"A Texas native, Kristofferson was a Golden Gloves boxer. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa in college and a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. He left Oxford in 1960 and joined the U.S. Army where he completed ranger school, parachute-jump school, and pilot training. He eventually became a helicopter pilot. Through all these years, he was tinkering with his true love, country music, writing song after song."


"Personal Quotes

I think between us, Bill Clinton and I have settled any lingering myths about the brilliance of Rhodes scholars.

The number-one rule of the road is never go to bed with anyone crazier than yourself. You will break this rule, and you will be sorry.

[on working with Barbra Streisand on "A Star Is Born"] Filming with Streisand is an experience which may have cured me of m

Added: Jan-22-2010 
By: lasrever
Iraq, Arts and Entertainment
Tags: kris kristofferson, folk singer, folk music, vietnam war, vietnam, lasrever, danielmountain, music
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