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World War II / D-Day / England and Normandy / Clinton Interview #154639

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 05, 1994
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(Normandy: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Portsmouth, England: Brit Hume) D-Day ceremonies in Portsmouth, England, site of the launching of the D-Day invasion of Normandy 50 years ago, featured; scenes shown from the waterfront, a service and of President Clinton visiting the "Liberty ship" Jeremiah O'Brien. [Archbishop of Canterbury Rev. George CAREY - offers remembrance.]

(Aboard the USS George Washington off the coast of France: Sam Donaldson) Interview with the President about the prospects for an embargo against North Korea, which refuses to allow nuclear inspections, and the D-Day ceremonies featured; scenes shown of Clinton visiting on the carrier George Washington. [CLINTON - wants United Nations sanctions; hopes for peace; says the administration will not back down; recalls his ambivalence about his military service; defends his role as commander-in-chief.]

(Normandy: Peter Jennings) The role of Britain's King George VI, father of Queen Elizabeth II, during the war recalled.

(Normandy: Jim Bittermann) D-Day celebrations in Normandy featured; scenes shown of the veterans revisiting Normandy, including Omaha Beach and of various ceremonies. [Army Chiefs of Staff General Gordon SULLIVAN - remembers.]

(Normandy: Peter Jennings) The ships and boats in Portsmouth harbor today shown while D-Day crossing of the English Channel is recalled.

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:08:10

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