All this would have happened to anyone who happened to be selected for that flight. He will lie in state Friday at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Much has been, and will be said in tribute to Glenn.
I know you have all figured out another secret that the Marine corps has. Create one now Create a PBS account. My plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire on 12 different occasions.
It wasn't my checkbook, it was my life that was on the line. Diemer, Tom.John Glenn: Gold Star Mothers Speech 1974
Truman…finished that war and started one in Korea, North Korea never attacked us. Judge rules male-only military draft is unconstitutional. Things that make you think a little……..
I'll tell you, Howard Metzenbaum, you should be on your knees every day of your life thanking God that there were some men - some men - who held a job. As a politician, his speeches sometimes were described as "wooden,'' which probably was unfair because it obscured his intelligence.
He was a four-term U.
I lived through two wars. Somebody had pointed out that more time had passed between Friendship 7 and this Discovery mission than had passed between Lindbergh's solo trans-Atlantic flight and Friendship 7.
Not one speech — now we've been talking about this, I'm kind of upset about the general's speech, I'm kind of upset about the Battalion commander's speech -— I haven't got any fucking goose bumps yet!
They had been asleep when Bobby was shot. Report a Problem Closed Captioning. My plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire on 12 different occasions. I flew 149 missions. John Glenn 1974, ran for our senate, against a politician named Howard Metzenbaum [??? The 1974 election was his third run at the Senate primary, and he had to beat Metzenbaum, a proud self-made millionaire and businessman.
Their self-sacrifice is what made this country fucking possible.
I think you are all some crazy god damned mother-fuckers.