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* He makes a brief cameo in ''Film/WeddingCrashers'' AsHimself.


He served as a naval aviator in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, where he was shot down. He spent five and a half years at the [[HellholePrison "Hanoi Hilton"]] and was subjected to ColdBloodedTorture to the point that he could never again raise his hands above his shoulders. A staunch conservative, [=McCain=] still stood out for his willingness to reach across the aisle on issues like health care, immigration, and America's [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique own troublesome interrogation methods]].

He ran for president against UsefulNotes/BarackObama for president with UsefulNotes/SarahPalin as his running mate but lost in 2008. He spent the last few years of his public service as one of the loudest Republican critics of UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, in part due to Trump [[ItsPersonal disparaging his military service]] during his primary run. He died in 2018 after a battle with glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.

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He served as a naval aviator in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, where he was shot down. He spent five and a half years at the [[HellholePrison "Hanoi Hilton"]] Hilton", the infamous HellholePrison for American [=POWs=] and was subjected to ColdBloodedTorture to the point that he could never again raise his hands above his shoulders. A staunch conservative, [=McCain=] still stood out for his willingness to reach across the aisle on issues like health care, immigration, and America's [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique own troublesome interrogation methods]].

methods]], leading him to be known as "Maverick".

[=McCain=] entered the race for the Republican nomination for president in 2000, but lost in a heated primary season contest to Governor of Texas (and eventual winner of the general election) UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush.
He ran for president against UsefulNotes/BarackObama for president with UsefulNotes/SarahPalin as his running mate but lost in 2008. He spent the last few years of his public service as one of the loudest Republican critics of UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, in part due to Trump [[ItsPersonal disparaging his military service]] during his primary run. He died in 2018 after a battle with glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.



* ''Faith Of My Fathers'' with Mark Salter

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* ''Faith Of of My Fathers'' with Mark Salter


[=McCain=] was married to Carol Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator and co-host of ''Series/TheView''. Long considered political royalty in Arizona, the state branch of the Republican party has censured the [=McCain=] family after many of them chose to endorse UsefulNotes/JoeBiden, John's longtime co-worker and friend in the Senate, rather than Trump in the 2020 election, a move that many attribute to him winning the state.

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[=McCain=] was married to Carol Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator and co-host of ''Series/TheView''. Long considered political royalty in Arizona, the state branch of the Republican party has censured the [=McCain=] family after many of them chose to endorse UsefulNotes/JoeBiden, John's longtime co-worker and friend in the Senate, rather than Trump in the 2020 election, a move that many attribute to him winning a string of Republican losses in the state.once solid-red state in recent years.


He served as a naval aviator in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, where he was shot down. He spent five and a half years at the [[HellholePrison "Hanoi Hilton"]], and was subjected to ColdBloodedTorture to the point that he could never again raise his hands above his shoulders.

He ran for president against UsefulNotes/BarackObama for president with UsefulNotes/SarahPalin as his running mate but lost in 2008.

[=McCain=] was married to Carol Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator and co-host of ''Series/TheView''.

He died in 2018 after a battle with glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.

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He served as a naval aviator in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, where he was shot down. He spent five and a half years at the [[HellholePrison "Hanoi Hilton"]], Hilton"]] and was subjected to ColdBloodedTorture to the point that he could never again raise his hands above his shoulders.

shoulders. A staunch conservative, [=McCain=] still stood out for his willingness to reach across the aisle on issues like health care, immigration, and America's [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique own troublesome interrogation methods]].

He ran for president against UsefulNotes/BarackObama for president with UsefulNotes/SarahPalin as his running mate but lost in 2008.

[=McCain=] was married to Carol Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including
2008. He spent the last few years of his daughter, Meghan, a commentator and co-host public service as one of ''Series/TheView''.

the loudest Republican critics of UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, in part due to Trump [[ItsPersonal disparaging his military service]] during his primary run. He died in 2018 after a battle with glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.2009.

[=McCain=] was married to Carol Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator and co-host of ''Series/TheView''. Long considered political royalty in Arizona, the state branch of the Republican party has censured the [=McCain=] family after many of them chose to endorse UsefulNotes/JoeBiden, John's longtime co-worker and friend in the Senate, rather than Trump in the 2020 election, a move that many attribute to him winning the state.


John Sidney [=McCain=] III (August 29, 1936 - August 25, 2018) was an American politician and US Navy officer who served as both a US Senator for UsefulNotes/{{Arizona}} from 1987 until his death in 2018. He previously served as a US representative for two terms.

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John Sidney [=McCain=] III (August 29, 1936 - August 25, 2018) was an American politician and US Navy officer who served as both a US Senator for UsefulNotes/{{Arizona}} [[LongRunner from 1987 until his death in 2018.2018]]. He previously served as a US representative for two terms.



* ''Literature/FaithOfMyFathers'' with Creator/MarkSalter
* ''Literature/WorthFightingFor'' with Salter
* ''Literature/WhyCourageMatters'' with Salter
* ''Literature/CharaterIsDestiny'' with Salter
* ''Literature/HardCall'' with Salter
* ''Literature/ThirteenSoldiers'' with Salter
* ''Literature/TheRestlessWave'' with Salter

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* ''Literature/FaithOfMyFathers'' ''Faith Of My Fathers'' with Creator/MarkSalter
Mark Salter
* ''Literature/WorthFightingFor'' ''Worth Fighting For'' with Salter
* ''Literature/WhyCourageMatters'' ''Why Courage Matters'' with Salter
* ''Literature/CharaterIsDestiny'' ''Charater Is Destiny'' with Salter
* ''Literature/HardCall'' ''Hard Call'' with Salter
* ''Literature/ThirteenSoldiers'' ''Thirteen Soldiers'' with Salter
* ''Literature/TheRestlessWave'' ''The Restless Wave'' with Salter


He ran for president against UsefulNotes/BarackObama for president with Sarah Palin as his running mate but lost in 2008.

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He ran for president against UsefulNotes/BarackObama for president with Sarah Palin UsefulNotes/SarahPalin as his running mate but lost in 2008.


[=McCain=] was married to Carl Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator and co-host of ''Series/TheView''.

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[=McCain=] was married to Carl Carol Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator and co-host of ''Series/TheView''.


He served in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar and was held prisoner of war for five and a half years after crashing his plane and was held in the Hanoi prison and was tortured there.

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He served as a naval aviator in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar and UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, where he was held prisoner of war for shot down. He spent five and a half years after crashing his plane at the [[HellholePrison "Hanoi Hilton"]], and was held in subjected to ColdBloodedTorture to the Hanoi prison and was tortured there.
point that he could never again raise his hands above his shoulders.


John Sidney [=McCain=] III (August 29, 1936- August 25, 2018) was an American politician and US Navy officer who served as both a US Senator for UsefulNotes/{{Arizona}} from 1987 until his death in 2018. He previously served as a US representative for two terms.

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->''"Your character is not tested on occasions of public scrutiny or acclaim. It is not tested in moments when the object of your actions is the regard of another. Your character is what you are to yourself, not what you pretend to be to yourself or others."''

John Sidney [=McCain=] III (August 29, 1936- 1936 - August 25, 2018) was an American politician and US Navy officer who served as both a US Senator for UsefulNotes/{{Arizona}} from 1987 until his death in 2018. He previously served as a US representative for two terms.



He died in 2018 after a battle with Glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.

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He died in 2018 after a battle with Glioblastoma glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.

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** [=McCain=] himself hosted in 2002 and made guest appearances during the election and they re-aired the episode he hosted after his death.

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** [=McCain=] himself hosted in 2002 and made guest appearances during the election (alongside Creator/TinaFey's impersonation of his running mate Sarah Palin) and they re-aired the episode he hosted after his death.death.
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* He makes a brief cameo as a CTU staffer in one episode in the fifth season of ''Series/TwentyFour''.

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* He appeared in an episode of ''Series/FindingYourRoots''.


He died in 2018 after a battle with Glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator, UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.

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He died in 2018 after a battle with Glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator, Senator UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who died of the same disease in 2009.


* ''Literature/GameChange'': Ed Harris plays [=McCain=] in the film adaptation.

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* ''Literature/GameChange'': Ed Harris Creator/EdHarris plays [=McCain=] in the film adaptation.


He served in the UsefulNotes/VietnamWar and was held prisoner of war for five and a half years after crashing his plane and was held in the Hanoi prison and was tortured there.

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He served in the UsefulNotes/VietnamWar UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar and was held prisoner of war for five and a half years after crashing his plane and was held in the Hanoi prison and was tortured there.


[=McCain=] was married to Carl Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator.

He died in 2018 after a battle with Glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator, UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who had the same disease.

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[=McCain=] was married to Carl Shepp and Cindy Hensley and had seven children, including his daughter, Meghan, a commentator.

commentator and co-host of ''Series/TheView''.

He died in 2018 after a battle with Glioblastoma on the same day as his late friend, Senator, UsefulNotes/TedKennedy, who had died of the same disease.
disease in 2009.



* ''Literature/FaithOfMyFathers''
* ''Literature/WorthFightingFor''

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* ''Literature/FaithOfMyFathers''
''Literature/FaithOfMyFathers'' with Creator/MarkSalter
* ''Literature/WorthFightingFor''

!Media
''Literature/WorthFightingFor'' with Salter
* ''Literature/WhyCourageMatters'' with Salter
* ''Literature/CharaterIsDestiny'' with Salter
* ''Literature/HardCall'' with Salter
* ''Literature/ThirteenSoldiers'' with Salter
* ''Literature/TheRestlessWave'' with Salter

!Media

[[AC: Film]]
* ''Literature/GameChange'': Ed Harris plays [=McCain=] in the film adaptation.

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* ''Series/SaturdayNightLive''
** Creator/DarrellHammond impersonated him numerous times, particularly during the 2008 election.
** [=McCain=] himself hosted in 2002 and made guest appearances during the election and they re-aired the episode he hosted after his death.

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