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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…