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Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story

Jake Tapper

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In every arena, Jesse Ventura puts a headlock on the competition--now he's turning the country on its ear.

How did an outrageous, outspoken, boa-wearing pro wrestler nab the title of Minnesota's governor in an overwhelming upset? This is the question the nation is asking--and Washington journalist Jake Tapper provides the fascinating answers. From Jesse Ventura's Navy SEAL days, to his infamous wrestling years, to his stunning political victory, read the story of the Body, a man who truly embodies the American Dream.
 
Get the real story on:
-His intense training to become an elite Navy SEAL and his experiences overseas during the Vietnam War
-His lengthy career in the pro wrestling field--from flamboyant pro wrestler to colorful commentator--including his feuds with Hulk Hogan and Vince McMahon Jr.
-Ventura's acting stints, including a part in the film Predator
-How the Body mouthed his way to the top of shock radio
-His rise through the ranks of politics, from mayor to governor--and maybe beyond
-Ventura's political vision--what he sees for Minnesota and the country
-And Much, much more!
 
The Body Politic Will Never Be the Same
 
 
 

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  • Jake Tapper

  • Jake Tapper is a television journalist and the author of The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story and Down and Dirty: The Plot to Steal the Presidency.
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Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story

Jake Tapper

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