Fifty Years Ago Today, March 15, 1966
GOP Opens Drive To ‘Draft’ Callaway
Georgia Republicans today kicked off a statewide campaign to draft Third District Congressman Howard (Bo) Callaway as their candidate for governor this year.
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President Johnson signed today a bill authorizing $4.8 billion more to support the war in Viet Nam.
Thirty soldiers wounded in Viet Nam -- among them 18 Georgia residents -- will be presented Purple Heart medals in a mass ceremony at Martin Army Hospital beginning at 10 a.m. Monday.