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Jack Ryan

Boston College “alumnus” Jack Ryan, a character created by the late best-selling author Tom Clancy, returns to the screen as the title hero of the new Amazon Prime series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.” Ryan, a CIA analyst, is played by … Continue reading

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The BC-Tom Clancy connection

The late author Tom Clancy often referenced Boston College in his best-selling military thrillers. His fictional hero Jack Ryan, who debuted in The Hunt for Red October, was a graduate of Boston College. Clancy, himself a product of Jesuit education, … Continue reading

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“BC grad” Jack Ryan returns

Best-selling author Tom Clancy didn’t attend Boston College, but Jack Ryan, the central character in many of Clancy’s novels, did.  Ryan, a CIA operative who ascended to the presidency of the United States over a two decades-long series of Tom … Continue reading

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