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[04/30/09 - 12:49 PM]
Senator John Mccain Hosts AMC's Memorial Day Movie Marathon, War Heroes
"The interesting thing that I found about heroes, is that they're the last people to believe that they're really heroes," the Senator remarked.

[via press release from AMC]

Senator John McCain Hosts AMC's Memorial Day Movie Marathon, War Heroes

Marathon Honors Heroes of Combat from Six Iconic Films

AMC HEROES Programming Event Airs throughout May

New York, NY - April 30, 2009 - Senator John McCain will host AMC's Memorial Day Movie Marathon, War Heroes, featuring six classic war films and celebrating the stories of the silver screen's greatest heroes of combat. Throughout the War Heroes marathon, which premieres Monday, May 25 at 8am ET, Senator McCain will speak candidly about his personal wartime experiences and the significance of Memorial Day. War Heroes, part of AMC's month-long tribute to the heroes and heroines of Hollywood, features the films Midway (1976), Patton (1970), The Longest Day (1962), Hamburger Hill (1987), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and Battle of the Bulge (1965).

"The interesting thing that I found about heroes, is that they're the last people to believe that they're really heroes," the Senator remarked. Of his own experience, McCain said, "The great honor and privilege of my life was to have served in the company of heroes."

War Heroes is one in a series of hero movie marathons airing throughout May as part of AMC HEROES: Biggest, Baddest, Boldest. The month-long programming event pays homage to every type of hero - from caped crusaders to five-star Generals -with hosted film marathons every Saturday. Among the featured films are In the Line of Fire, Dirty Harry, Missing in Action, The Last Samurai, Code of Silence, The Octagon, Pale Rider and Death Wish.

In addition to War Heroes, the AMC HEROES: Biggest, Baddest, Boldest Movie Marathons include:

Saturday, May 9: Super Heroes hosted by Ron Perlman (Hellboy)

Saturday, May 16: Action Heroes hosted by Terminator Salvation director, McG

Saturday, May 23: Western Heroes hosted by Thomas Hayden Church (Broken Trail)

Saturday, May 30: Anti-Heroes hosted by "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul.

About AMC

AMC is a multi-platform network that celebrates movies and high-quality scripted series. Among the elite services available in nearly 95 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC defines what it means to be a movie network today, creating a distinctive viewing experience that celebrates all that is enduringly cool, personal and powerfully relevant about movies. AMC's comprehensive library of popular movies strike a meaningful chord with its audience, and its critically-acclaimed slate of originals all have a cinematic quality that allow them to complement and be complemented by some of the best movies of all time. AMC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, which includes sister networks IFC, WE tv and Sundance Channel.





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