Actor Kevin Costner Returns To Iowa To Support Buttigieg

Dec 23, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg greets actor Kevin Costner, left, during a campaign event, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Indianola, Iowa.
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“Field of Dreams” actor Kevin Costner returned to Iowa to go to bat for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.

Costner is pitching the small-town mayor as someone worth listening to in the crowded lineup of White House hopefuls, saying Buttigieg speaks of the kind of unity that Costner has been waiting and hoping to hear about.

More than 1,000 people packed the high school gymnasium of Indianola, a town of about 16,000 people located south of Des Moines, to see Costner on Sunday.

His 1989 film offered a mixture of baseball and fantasy amid Iowa cornfields.