Bush pardons man 24 years after his death

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Charlie Winters is only the second man to be pardoned posthumously. After he arranged for B-17 bombers to be sent to Israel (and even flew one himself across the Atlantic). He was hailed as a hero by Israel but convicted of violating the 1939 Neutrality Act. Eric Lichtblau from The New York Times discusses the details.
"He was willing to put his own life on the line in flying overseas."
— Eric Lichtblau on Charlie Winters

Guests:

Eric Lichtblau

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