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August 23, 1988 | DAVID LAUTER and J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, Times Staff Writers
Democratic presidential nominee Michael S. Dukakis and his running mate, Sen. Lloyd Bentsen, on Monday rebutted Republican counterattacks about their relationships with the military services. Dukakis, speaking to reporters after a ceremony honoring a housing program here, angrily responded to a Republican congressman's charge that he had used student deferments to avoid military service during the Korean War and said: "I served my country proudly."
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August 23, 1988 | DAVID LAUTER and J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, Times Staff Writers
Democratic presidential nominee Michael S. Dukakis and his running mate, Sen. Lloyd Bentsen, on Monday rebutted Republican counterattacks about their relationships with the military services. Dukakis, speaking to reporters after a ceremony honoring a housing program here, angrily responded to a Republican congressman's charge that he had used student deferments to avoid military service during the Korean War and said: "I served my country proudly."
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July 18, 1988 | DAVID LAUTER, Times Staff Writer
They were the rich boys of Sigma Nu--sons of Texas aristocrats who gathered at the university in Austin for fun and studying before they would take over the banks, the businesses and the government of their state. In 1942, Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr. was their president. Following a custom of that time and place, the fraternity brothers decorated their walls with the phone numbers of their girls--until the wallpaper in some rooms looked like a telephone directory.
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