Senator John McCain Oral History Interview

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about his experiences as a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. Senator McCain was captured by the North Vietnamese in… read more

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about his experiences as a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. Senator McCain was captured by the North Vietnamese in 1967, and was held as a prisoner of war (POW) for over five years. He spoke about a few of his “near-death” experiences and what it was like to be held captive during the war. He was interviewed by Michele Kelly, director of Oral History for Battleship Cove.

This oral history interview took place on January 29, 2003, and is part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. Congress established the Veterans History Project in 2000 as part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. The project collects oral histories from veterans around the country and makes them accessible to the public. close

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Senator John McCain Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
188403-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 07, 2005 | 12:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 2015 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 07, 2005 | 12:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 16, 2005 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2005 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2005 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2005 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2005 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2005 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2005 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2005 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2005 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2005 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2005 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2005 | 7:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2015 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2015 | 3:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2015 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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