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Filner fights for veterans rights

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Aired 4/19/09


Congressman Bob Filner is leading the fight to get equal benefits for merchant marines and equal recognition for all prisoners of war. Tom Fudge talks to the congressman about his initiatives and to a merchant marine that almost lost his life during World War II.

Guests:

  • Bob Filner , congressman representing California's 51st District.
  • Hank Rosen , author of Gallant Ship, Brave Men. He served in the Merchant Marines from 1942 to 1945.

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