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Pat Stacy discusses her biography of John Wayne, “Duke.” She begins by explaining that she started out as his assistant and became his lover. She talks about his other romances and how their relationship had began after he had separated from his last wife. She describes Wayne’s emphasis on family values and the close bond he had with his children. Stacy talks about his health problems and eventual death from stomach cancer. She discusses his generosity and kindness towards his friends. She ends the interview by talking about a time when he fired her as his assistant, but eventually gave her back the job.