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'Heroes' film will be shown

A special screening of the documentary "Heroes of an American Town" will be held at 6:45 p.m. today. The screening will be at the Fresno Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System hospital, 2615 E. Clinton Ave.

Dan Traub's documentary profiles three Tulare heroes: two-time Olympic gold medalist and former U.S. Congressman Bob Mathias; Maurice A. Preston, a World War II B-17 commander who became a four-star general; and Manuel Toledo, a decorated World War II infantryman.

DVDs of the film will be on sale for $20. The VA hospital canteen will be given 20% of the sales.