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Clinton sends video address to Boys Nation

Clinton sends video address to Boys Nation

Former president commemorates 50th anniversary of his graduation, famous handshake with John F. Kennedy.

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Boys Nation senators arrive on common ground

Boys Nation senators arrive on common ground

98 high school seniors from 48 states converge on Marymount University in Arlington, Va., for the 67th session of Boys Nation.

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67th session of Boys Nation begins Friday

67th session of Boys Nation begins Friday

98 American Legion Boys Nation delegates from 49 states will convene in Washington, D.C., to experience ‘a week that shapes a lifetime.’ Follow on LegionTV.

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Boys State alum revisits as a Marine

Boys State alum revisits as a Marine

Cpl. Richard Marko III helped advise and mentor nearly 1,200 American Legion New York Boys State delegates.

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Missouri Boys State hosts Chinese students

Program joins Girls State in welcoming 37 students from China as part of an international exchange program.

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Alumni pay respects on Memorial Day

Alumni pay respects on Memorial Day

Boys and Girls Nation graduates submit words of gratitude to Legionnaires and Legion family members.

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Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Famous rock musician and Boys State alum helped VA launch “Project REACH,” a mobile app challenge to end homelessness.

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Increase participation to Boys State

Increase participation to Boys State

West Virginia Mountaineer Boys State explains how it increased enrollment by 100 delegates for the program’s 75th anniversary.

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Boys State alumnus films the war in Iraq

Boys State alumnus films the war in Iraq

Jake Rademacher, director and producer of “Brothers at War,” embedded with four combat units in Iraq to tell the story of two of his brothers.

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Twitter connects Boys State delegates, staff

Twitter connects Boys State delegates, staff

American Legion South Carolina Palmetto Boys State used the popular social networking site to provide instant communication to an internal and external audience.

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Words of gratitude on Veterans Day

Words of gratitude on Veterans Day

Many of the 2012 Boys Nation senators express their appreciation to American Legion members for their service.

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Boys State leaders talk best practices

Boys State leaders talk best practices

American Legion Boys State directors and staff members collected many ways to reduce no-shows, fundraise and more during the National Americanism Conference.

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Marines partner with New York Boys State

Marines partner with New York Boys State

American Legion Boys State of New York welcomed Marines from across the state to advise and mentor young men participating in the program.

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Obama meets Boys Nation senators

Obama meets Boys Nation senators

Watch the 2012 American Legion Boys Nation senators greet President Obama.

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Boys Nation Day 8: 98 senators graduate

Boys Nation Day 8: 98 senators graduate

President Obama shakes hands with each senator, and The American Legion graduates its 66th Boys Nation class.

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Boys Nation Day 7: Capitol Hill

Boys Nation Day 7: Capitol Hill

Visit www.legiontv.org now to watch the Boys Nation final senate session and tune back in at 8 p.m. (EDT) to watch the live streaming of the graduation ceremony.

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Boys Nation Day 6: Alumni night

Boys Nation Day 6: Alumni night

Boys Nation president and vice president sworn into office; four alumni share their experience.

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Boys Nation Day 5: President elected

Boys Nation Day 5: President elected

2012 Boys Nation president and vice president elected.

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Boys Nation Day 4: Honoring heroes

Boys Nation Day 4: Honoring heroes

Visit www.legiontv.org to watch live streaming of the Nationalist and Federalist president and vice president debate at 3 p.m., and watch elections at 6:30 p.m. (EDT).

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Boys Nation Day 3: National Mall tour

Boys Nation Day 3: National Mall tour

Delegates enjoy dinner at Greenbelt Post 136 and a tour of the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Wall and Korean War Memorial.

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Boys Nation Day 2: Senators lobby, vote

Boys Nation Day 2: Senators lobby, vote

Senators elect president pro tem, secretary of the senate; will travel to Legion post for dinner today.

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Boys Nation Day 1: Senators arrive

Boys Nation Day 1: Senators arrive

2012 American Legion Boys Nation is under way with 98 senators ready to debate on legislation and elect senate officers.

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Stay connected with Boys Nation delegates

Stay connected with Boys Nation delegates

The 2012 American Legion Boys Nation program gets under way Friday.

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Boys State leaves a lasting impression

Boys State leaves a lasting impression

Two American Legion Boys State alums express their gratitude to the program.

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Boys Nation alum revisits familiar ground

Boys Nation alum revisits familiar ground

Mike Bzozowski, a 2005 Boys Nation delegate, paid a visit to Marymount University to speak with familiar faces — Boys Nation staff.

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An all-around Legionnaire, leader

An all-around Legionnaire, leader

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Ochsenbein shares his involvement with Boys State and Boys Nation, and the importance of leadership.

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Boys Nation alum revisits 28 years later

Boys Nation alum revisits 28 years later

This past July, Ron Ulseth walked through the doors of Marymount University, where he resided as a Boys Nation delegate in 1983.

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Palmetto Boys State votes by texting

Palmetto Boys State votes by texting

South Carolina's Boys State program found a way to engage citizens in the election process and ensure accuracy through text polling.

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Boys and Girls State ... together

Boys and Girls State ... together

Adapting to a changing world, Massachusetts integrates portions of program to offer same educational opportunities to both sexes.

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Spirit of Service: Boys and Girls State

Governor Markell talks about Boys and Girls State

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