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A leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared at a Washington Redskins home football game said Wednesday the team name is a symbol of loyalty and courage — not a slur as asserted by critics who want it changed.
Roy Hawthorne, 87, of Lupton, Ariz., was one of four Code Talkers honored for their service in World War II during the Monday night game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Hawthorne, vice president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association, said the group’s trip was paid for by the Redskins. The four men met briefly with team owner Dan Snyder but did not discuss the name, Hawthorne said.
Almost 400 years ago, a 20-year old cooper by the name of John Alden traversed the Atlantic on the good ship Mayflower. Along with his fellow travelers, Alden carried with him a collection of hopes, dreams, and a modified .66 caliber Italian single-shot wheellock carbine. That rifle, known as the Mayflower gun, now resides under glass here at the National Firearms Museum..READ STORY / VIDEO
The Mayflower Gun could very well have been “one of the guns responsible for the first Thanksgiving,” says Senior Curator Doug Wicklund of the National Firearms Museum
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Cougar shooting scene.
Chicago Police Department officers work the scene Monday in an alley in the 3400 block of North Hoyne Avenue, where a cougar was shot and killed.
By Lauren Zumbach and Liam Ford, Chicago Tribune repo
|Honesty and Trustworthiness Numbers Plummet|
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