Democrats devote time to veterans

September 6, 2012

The first quarter of the 9 p.m. hour of the Democratic National Convention was devoted to honoring veterans -- and touting President Obama's commitment to Americans who have served overseas. Tom Hanks narrated a nearly eight-minute tribute to veterans -- just as he did in 2008. This one also contained a little tribute to President Obama, for the death of Osama bin Laden and the end of the war in Iraq.

Rachel Weiner covers cops and courts in Arlington and Alexandria.
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