Nightly News   |  April 11, 2013

Senate marks 40th anniversary of McCain’s release

Sen. John McCain was honored Thursday, four decades after his release from the Hanoi Hilton in Vietnam. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> senate at a luncheon, apparently able to come together on one thing -- respect for the five and a half years john mccain spent in captivity as a p.o.w. in hanoi. the group marked the recent an verse si of his release. he was shot down, landed in a lake in the central part of the city. he suffered injuries, was tortured on top of that. his fellow senators today gave him their full attention.