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McCain on WBEZ

A few weeks ago I posted audio of Barack Obama on Eight Forty-Eight from our archives (post 1 and post 2). At the time I promised we'd keep digging through our archives for any McCain appearances. Well, we finally found two John McCain interviews for your listening pleasure.‚  Both interviews are conducted by Steve Edwards and both cover a wide range of topics. The first one is from 1999 just days before he officially announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination (he was also promoting his book, The Faith of My Fathers. mccain1 The second one is from 2002 just 36 hours after he'd hosted Saturday Night Live. The book that time was Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir. mccain 2

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