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CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) President Obama shown presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha†† February and to Staff Sgt. Ty Carter today.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Carter’s account of the Battle of Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan presented; Taliban video shown; diagram of the battle and animation shown; photos shown of Sgts. Justin Gallegos†† and Vernon Martin, who were killed. [CARTER – notes the medals received by Romesha & himself tell the story of how terrible it was; describes what happened; recalls his efforts to help Spc. Stephan Mace.]

Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David

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