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SENATOR JOHN McCAIN, A TRUE WAR HERO

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Lieutenant Commander John McCain (right) is welcomed by President Richard Nixon (left) upon McCain’s release from five and one-half-
years as a P.O.W. during the Vietnam War in 1973.  

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John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018)

Among awards presented to John McCain: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal
(3)  with Combat “V”, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit (2) Combat “V”,  
Distinguished Flying Cross, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation
Medal (2) with Combat “V” and others.

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN ~

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his "I Have a Dream" speech at a
civil rights rally in Washington,
DC. on this day in 1963. Over 200,000
people attended.

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It was on this day in 1968.

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It was on this day in 1955.

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J. W. Milam, 36, and half-brother Roy Bryant, 24, confer with one of their lawyers J.W. Kellum, right, just before pleding innocent, September 6, 1955 at Sumner, Miss.. They are charged with kidnapping Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black youth who they claim “made some remarks” and whistled at Bryant’s wife. (AP Photo/Gene Herrick)
J. W. Milam, 36, and half-brother Roy Bryant, 24, confer with one of
their lawyers J.W. Kellum, right, just before pleading innocent, Sept.
6, 1955 at Sumner, MS. They were charged with kidnapping Emmett
Till, a 14-year-old black youth who they claim “made some remarks”
and whistled at Bryant’s wife.

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A divorce decree was issued for Britain’s Charles and Princess Diana
on this day in 1996. This was the official end to the 15-year marriage.

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