A military mom's letter to a president: When McCain's mother wrote LBJ 50 years ago

The letter was written when the now-Republican Senator was a prisoner of war.

— -- There has been a great deal of discussion in the country over the past three weeks about presidential communication with military families.

But one remarkable letter from a now-famous military mother to a President of the United States, dated 50 years ago, has never received much attention.

She went on in the letter to the President: “May God bless you and keep you strong in your courage and convictions.”

This February, he tweeted birthday wishes to his mom, Roberta, when she turned 105!