Former Sen. Fred Thompson Speaks at Republican National Convention

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Former Sen. Fred Thompson saluted the service of Sen. John McCain on Tuesday night. Thompson said the country needs McCain's vision for security and peace. Video by AP
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Tuesday, September 2, 2008; 10:09 PM

SPEAKER: FORMER SEN. FRED THOMPSON, R-TENN.

[*] THOMPSON: Thank you.

Well, my friends, as -- thank you very much. As has been mentioned, our thoughts are still with our friends and fellow citizens in the Gulf Coast. And our special thanks go to those who have worked so hard to keep them safe. There can be no more important work than that. But...

(APPLAUSE)

But what we're doing at this convention is also important to our country, because we're going to nominate the next president and vice president of the United States of America.

(APPLAUSE)


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