Originally published 11/01/2017
Donald J. Fraser
If there were a time for a Profile in Courage, it’s now.
Originally published 09/13/2017
Hundreds of Washington insiders gathered last night in the Kennedy Center Opera House for an advance screening of Ken Burns's new documentary on Vietnam.
Originally published 07/26/2017
Half a century ago, a senator battling a brain tumor took to the Senate floor, and secured his legacy.
Originally published 07/22/2016
Yes, Donald, even prisoners of war have become heroes for having spent time in captivity.
Originally published 07/29/2013
Col. Bud Day, an Air Force fighter pilot who was shot down in the Vietnam War, imprisoned with John McCain in the notorious “Hanoi Hilton” and defiantly endured more than five years of brutality without divulging sensitive information to his captors, earning him the Medal of Honor, died on Saturday in Shalimar, Fla. He was 88.His death was announced by his wife, Doris.Colonel Day was among America’s most highly decorated servicemen, having received nearly 70 medals and awards, more than 50 for combat exploits. In addition to the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest award for valor, he was awarded the Air Force Cross, the highest combat award specifically for airmen.In a post on Twitter on Sunday, Senator McCain called Colonel Day “my friend, my leader, my inspiration.”...
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