Today's Video Link
In recognition of Veterans Day, here's Bob Hope's 1967 Christmas Special — all 87 minutes of it. Mr. Hope was criticized a lot for these. Some said he made the trips as personal promotion. Some said he just plain made a ton o' money off them. Some said it was cruel to tease horny servicemen with Golddiggers and Joey Heatherton. Even assuming there was something to these and other complaints, I came to view the tours as a mostly-benevolent endeavor. I've encountered too many veterans who remembered them fondly to think otherwise…
The video that used to be in this position seems to no longer
be available at the location where I once found it.