Monday, August 27, 2018

AMERICA MOURNS - John McCain 8/29/1936 - 8/25/2018

John McCain Dies at 81

"Honoring John McCain’s lifetime of public service, America mourns" PBS NewsHour 8/26/2018


SUMMARY:  The country’s top leaders mourned on Sunday news that Sen. John McCain, Republican leader and two-time presidential candidate, died at his home in Arizona on Saturday.  From the former director of the CIA David Petraeus to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, they talked about his legacy of public service and commitment to values.  Hari Sreenivasan reports.

"A personal look at John McCain’s political impact" PBS NewsHour 8/26/2018


SUMMARY:  The death of Sen. John McCain, has brought recognition and mourning from all corners of American political life.  NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield points to a contrast between McCain’s close relationships with people on both sides of the political aisle and a current, divisive political environment.  He joins Hari Sreenivasan for more on McCain's legacy.

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