Henry Fonda, Republican? Yes, Says His Son

Posted on 06/26/2013 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentPeter Fonda still remembers the day he discovered that his legendary dad Henry—an outspoken liberal who lived and breathed the populist themes of his classic film The Grapes of Wrath—had been a Republican. “Several years ago a friend of mine sent me a wallet that had belonged to my father,” recalled Fonda, 73, who stars in the new Civil War drama Copperhead. “Inside was an uncashed check from my maternal grandmother and his first voter I.D.  And the card had him …