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An independent Hollywood producer spotted a hot property in a politician's life story, bought rights to make a screen biography of South Dakota's modest, cigar-puffing Republican Governor Joe Foss, 40. The script will need no embroidery. As ringmaster of "Joe's Flying Circus" on Guadalcanal in World War II. Marine Air Force Captain Foss led a hell-for-baling-wire fighter squadron, became a top U.S. ace by downing 26 Japanese planes, for his hazards later was awarded a Congressional Medal of Honor. Added touch for Hollywood scenarists...

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