Terrorism: Welcome Home, Soldier

Dozier tells his story, and the Red Brigades crackdown goes on

I know you don't like being praised I for what you only consider your duty," Ronald Reagan told the guest of honor with mock sternness at last week's annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. "Forgive me. I'm going to pull rank on you." With that, the Commander in Chief proceeded to lavish an encomium on Brigadier General James L. Dozier for bravery during his 42-day ordeal as a prisoner of Italy's Red Brigades terrorists. Added Reagan with deft simplicity: "Welcome home, soldier."...

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