- Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam POW and ex-senator, dies Updated: Mar-28-14 5:50 pm
- Officials remember Vietnam POW, ex-Sen. Denton Updated: Mar-28-14 5:46 pm
Prisoner of war Jeremiah Denton declared his loyalty to the U.S. government during a 1966 interview for what was supposed to be a propaganda film. But his enraged captors missed his more covert message: "T-O-R-T-U-R-E," blinked into the camera in Morse code, a dispatch that would alert the U.S. military to the conditions he endured.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Reaction from officials to the death of former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton on Friday: