Joe McCain
American actor and journalist
Joe McCain
Joseph Pinckney "Joe" McCain II is a stage actor, newspaper reporter, and brother of U.S. Senator and two-time presidential candidate John McCain.
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Former British soldiers will be prosecuted over the alleged murder of an Official IRA man - Daily Mail
Google News - 2 months
Daily Mail Former British soldiers will be prosecuted over the alleged murder of an Official IRA man Daily Mail Two ex-soldiers will be prosecuted for allegedly murdering an Official IRA man in Northern Ireland, it has been revealed. Joe McCann, 24, one of the Official IRA's most prominent activists in the early days of the Troubles, was shot dead in disputed ... Two British soldiers to be charged over IRA leader's 1972 murderThe Guardian Two ex-soldiers face charges over 'murder' of IRA manITV News Former soldiers to be prosecuted for IRA man's murderBBC News Belfast Live -Irish Independent -New York Times -thejournal.ie all 14 news articles »
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Obama Seeks Syria Support From Former Foe McCain
NPR - over 3 years
Obama seeks Syria support from former foe McCain » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us
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Onyango Obama Arrest Not First Legal Issue For a Political Family - International Business Times
Google News - over 5 years
Joe McCain: This guy made Sen. John McCain seem like a cool cat. A couple weeks before the election, the presidential candidate's brother ran into traffic in Alexandria, Va. Instead of sticking it out like most Americans, he decides to dial 911
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Stan's Market Opens Second Location in West View - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Day-to-day operation of the new produce stand will be managed by Joe McCain, of the North Side. The shop will be open from 10 am to 6 pm seven days a week. It offers fresh produce such as peppers, peaches, corn, and tomatoes, which they try to buy
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Need a quick getaway? Try camping out in Boston Harbor. - Boston Globe
Google News - over 5 years
Recently I ventured out to Lovells Island – also known as Lovell Island – for a midweek camping trip with a buddy of mine, Joe McCain Jr. We arrived by ferry from Boston, landing first on nearby Georges Island, where we hopped a water shuttle for the
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Ottobre 2008: Bianco e Nero - Il Capoluogo.it
Google News - over 5 years
Rivolgendosi a questo Joe, McCain ha detto di essere in linea di principio contrario alle tasse e di stare attento, perché se vince Obama pagherà tante tasse da rimanerne schiacciato, e l'altro: «No, io voglio aumentare le tasse solo ai ricchi,
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MAN IN THE NEWS | JOHN SIDNEY MCCAIN III; On Center Stage, Palin Electrifies Convention
NYTimes - over 8 years
Senator John McCain's Republican primary campaign looked all but hopeless. He had risked the wrath of his party to push for an immigration overhaul and now, just months before the Iowa caucuses, his grand compromise was falling apart on the Senate floor as well. ''Lindsey, my boy, this may bring us down,'' Mr. McCain said, turning to his friend
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THE LONG RUN; Broad Response to 9/11 Offers Outline of a McCain Doctrine
NYTimes - over 8 years
Senator John McCain arrived late at his Senate office on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, just after the first plane hit the World Trade Center. ''This is war,'' he murmured to his aides. The sound of scrambling fighter planes rattled the windows, sending a tremor of panic through the room. Within hours, Mr. McCain, the Vietnam War hero and famed
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P.O.W. to Power Broker, A Chapter Most Telling
NYTimes - almost 17 years
In his tiny cubicle in the Russell Senate Office Building, in the lowest foothills of political power, a frustrated Navy officer wrestled with friends over what to do with his life. It was 1979, and it was becoming clear that he would never make admiral like his father and grandfather. He had always dreamed of doing something great, of imprinting
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Powerful Virginia Machine Digs In to Tackle McCain
NYTimes - about 17 years
All the confident Republican talk of political fire walls has been banished here as a bad establishment dream. Instead, the shifting fortunes in the Republican presidential contest have suddenly made Virginia's wide open, winner-take-all primary an unpredictable prelude next week for the mass of voting to follow on March 7 in the states of Super
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ADM. JOHN S. MCCAINJR. IS DEAD; EX-COMMANDER OF PACIFIC FORCES
NYTimes - almost 36 years
Adm. John S. McCain Jr., a former commander in chief of Pacific forces in the Vietnam War and a World War II hero, died yesterday of a heart attack while on a military aircraft returning from Europe. He was 70 years old. Admiral McCain, son of Adm. John S. McCain Sr., was raised and educated in Washington. He graduated from the United States Naval
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Joe McCain
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2008
    Age 65
    On October 15, 2008, The Baltimore Sun obtained an e-mail written by McCain with the subject title "Shoaling" that spoke about his unhappiness with unnamed top campaign officials who "control the message" of his brother's run for president.
    More Details Hide Details McCain also received press coverage for remarks made in early October. In the context of describing his naval service postings in Arlington, Virginia and Alexandria, Virginia, McCain jokingly described northern Virginia as "communist country", for which he later apologized.
    During his brother's 2008 presidential campaign, McCain acted as a low-key surrogate.
    More Details Hide Details He was aware of the past foibles of presidential siblings and offered self-deprecating lines such as, "I'm the discount John McCain. They call me McKmart."
  • 2005
    Age 62
    In 2005, McCain was vocal in his reaction to revelations of Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse during the Iraq War, saying "To be fighting from supposedly the higher ground, and yet to have allowed this kind of stuff that goes on in Abu Ghraib – it destroys the fact we're fighting for the better cause.
    More Details Hide Details It's just awful."
  • FIFTIES
  • 2001
    Age 58
    In 2001, Republican Party activists in Northern Virginia tried to recruit McCain to run for the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's 8th congressional district against the incumbent Democrat Jim Moran.
    More Details Hide Details They believed McCain's personal characteristics, combined with his brother's name and appeal to moderate voters, would allow an effective challenge. McCain declined to run, however, due to the growing Democratic tilt of the district, saying, "I don't mind running uphill for anything. But it looked like it was going to be a vertical wall."
  • 2000
    Age 57
    McCain was a volunteer manager for his brother's 2000 presidential campaign in his home state of Virginia, making over 100 campaign appearances.
    More Details Hide Details He expressed anger at some of the tactics that George W. Bush used in defeating his brother, and said that the Republican Party needed to be reformed.
  • 1998
    Age 55
    McCain married around 1998, but divorced in 2008, having no children.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1970
    Age 27
    In 1970, Joe McCain sat in a bamboo cage in Los Angeles, eating simulated POW food to dramatize the plight of POWs.
    More Details Hide Details In the same year, he and two other brothers of POWs travelled around the U.S. circulating petitions to be presented to North Vietnamese representatives, and sought the signatures of opponents of the Vietnam War as well as those supporting it. He then helped bring 13 tons of mail to the North Vietnamese delegation at the Paris Peace Talks, demanding humane treatment for the POWs. Following Vietnam, McCain tried both journalism and medical school before moving to acting. He worked at the San Diego Union and San Diego Evening Tribune, but got in trouble at one for perpetrating a prank. He subsequently became a dinner theatre actor.
  • 1965
    Age 22
    Joe McCain was a member of the United States Navy and in 1965 to 1966 served as an enlisted man aboard the during the Vietnam War.
    More Details Hide Details During that conflict and his brother's long time as a prisoner of war, the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia, which included Joe, heightened awareness of the POWs' plight.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1961
    Age 18
    He entered the United States Naval Academy, but left in 1961 during his first year.
    More Details Hide Details Although he had tried to emulate his older brother, father (against his advice), grandfather and forebears, he later said "I just didn't like all the formations and inspections and things like that." He then attended the College of William & Mary, where he later said he "discovered fraternities and beer and girls."
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1942
    Born
    Joseph Pickney McCain II was born to John S. McCain, Jr. and Roberta McCain on April 26, 1942 in the naval base hospital in New London, Connecticut.
    More Details Hide Details His father's perpetual travelling for Navy assignments meant that Joe had attended 17 different schools by the time he completed 9th grade.
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