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World War I / Memorial #1129712

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
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(Studio: James Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bill Plante) The push for a new national memorial to honor World War I veterans featured; historical footage shown; photo shown of Pvt. Vincent Costello, the first Washington, DC employee killed in the war; scenes shown of the Supreme Sacrifice statue under the stairs in a DC office building and the modest monument on the National Mall; details given about the condition of plaques and memorials across the country. [Costello’s nephew and great-nephew James and Tom COSTELLO – comment.] [Historian Mark LEVITCH††- comments on his effort to document existing memorials.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, James;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:02:40

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