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Aimed at Barry Goldwater, who favored using tactical nuclear weapons in Vietnam, the commercial from the Lyndon Johnson campaign featured Monique Corzillus plucking petals from a daisy and counting down from 10 — only to have her image and voice replaced by a male countdown and a nuclear mushroom cloud. (Screen grab from President Johnson's campaign) ** FILE **

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The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.