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Remembering D-Day, with help from Ronald Reagan

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Jun 06, 2014

It’s 70 years since D-Day, and it’s 30 years (believe it or not) since President Ronald Reagan delivered his memorable speech in Normandy about “The Boys of Pointe du Hoc.” If you’ve never seen it—or haven’t seen it recently—it’s well worth a few minutes, as a reminder of what American soldiers sacrificed, and why. Reagan at his very best.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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  • Posted by: pja - Jun. 10, 2014 10:51 AM ET USA

    Thank you for posting this. Incredibly inspiring.