McCain's Vietnam Colonel Shares His Story at IL Delegation Breakfast

September 2, 2008

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Retired Colonel Bud Day (WBEZ/Justin Kaufmann)
Retired Colonel Bud Day took the podium at the Illinois Delegation Breakfast at the Republican National Convention. Day shared his memory of meeting presumptive Republican presidential candidate John McCain at the Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War. Both were prisoners of war. The Colonel's first impressions of McCain were as a fighter armed with street smarts. Listen to Colonel Day's speech.