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Christmas / Pope, The Obamas / Military #1105500

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 24, 2016
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(Studio: DeMarco Morgan) The Christmas Eve Mass at the Vatican led by Pope Francis shown. The annual Christmas message from the Obamas & greetings to the troops from loved ones noted; scenes shown of the wives of L/Cpl. Vladimir Plotnikov†, Spec. Andrew Ochoa, Spec. Jamie Jasso, Sgt. Brent Betit†, Sgt. Philip Blackwell, Hospital Man Daniel Boswell, Lt. Ethan Merritt, Capt, Josh Eurell†. [First Lady Michelle OBAMA. - addresses the troops.]

(New York: Jim Axelrod) Notre Dame basketball player Matt Farrell, who was surprised at a game by his Army brother, Beau, returning home ahead of schedule, featured; scenes shown of the reunions of the Farrells, Marine Sgt. David Rescott & son & other military families.

Morgan, DeMarco;
Axelrod, Jim

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