John Travolta as Jack Stanton in Primary Colors

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Primary Colors
If you know anything about American politics, then you know who inspired John's charismatic character in Primary Colors, a film adapted from a best-selling novel. John packed on a few pounds and dyed his hair gray to play Jack Stanton, the governor of a Southern state who becomes a political powerhouse and, eventually, a presidential candidate. The campaign, marred by accusations of adultery and corruption, is seen through the eyes of an idealistic aide, Henry Burton.
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