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Independence Day / Nighttime in Washington, DC #117152

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 04, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Celebration of July 4th throughout United States reported; scenes shown of fireworks in Santa Monica, California, balloons in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Flocking of Americans to Washington, DC monuments at night featured; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - describes Lincoln Monument at night.] [STUDENT - reads Lincoln's words.] [WASHINGTONIAN - quotes Gettysburg Address.] Composition of monument described. [WOMAN - comments.] [At Thomas Jefferson Memorial, GUIDE - says this is considered romantic spot.] [COUPLE - comment.] Scenes shown from Washington Monument. [North Carolina WOMAN - comments.] [At Vietnam war memorial, MAN - comments.]

Martin, John;
Serafin, Barry

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