Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is launching his 2020 gubernatorial campaign in Bolivar, his hometown. As he does, his longtime friendship with former legislator turned lobbyist Steve Tilley is under the microscope.
In his two new movies, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and the upcoming “Ad Astra,” Brad Pitt plays strong, stoic characters. He might be drawing on his childhood in Springfield, Missouri, and his stoic dad.