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RSS FeedsRename John Wayne Airport? 39 reasons Orange County should do it
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2 july 2020 23:17:20

 
Rename John Wayne Airport? 39 reasons Orange County should do it
(WorldNews Business)
 


The long-simmering debate over whether John Wayne`s name is appropriate for Orange County`s airport has boiled up again. In an era when racial injustice is back in the spotlight, the county`s Democratic Party — and others — now want the actor`s name off the facility for offensive remarks made a half-century ago. It became John Wayne Airport in 1979 after the Newport Beach resident`s death. Let me start by saying I think airports and the surrounding tourism industry are best served when a name tells a traveler where they`re going. So, I fully support the 2017 decision to turn Bob Hope Airport into Hollywood Burbank Airport to help boost its business. The Hollywood Burbank Airport in Burbank,...


 
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