CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
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(New York: Jim Axelrod) The plan to sell at auction Felix de Weldon's iconic sculpture of the flag-raising during the Battle of Iwo Jima featured; details given about the history of the statue and how the original, smaller monument was acquired by World War II memorabilia collector Rodney Brown; scenes shown of the statue and other items from Brown’s collection. [BROWN – recalls thinking this is a national treasure and needs to be restored for the American people; says the flag has to be passed to a new generation.]
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