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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 18, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The memorial service in Norfolk, Virginia, for the 17 sailors killed in the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen featured; scenes shown of the Navy ceremonies. [Secretary of the Navy Richard DANZIG, chief of naval operations Admiral Vern CLARK - speak about those who died protecting us.]

(Norfolk: John Cochran) The wounded survivors at the memorial service featured; scenes shown. [Wife of USS Cole survivor Virginia BROWN - expresses her feelings.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Henry SHELTON - says America's memory is long.] [President CLINTON - quotes poet Archibald MacLeish.] [Wife of USS Cole survivor Kathy SPARENBERG - says this hit home.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The search in Yemen for the sailors missing and presumed dead noted.

(Yemen: Morton Dean) The investigation into the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen featured; details given about the house where the bomb was put together.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Pentagon: John McWethy) The evidence about the bomb-making process and intelligence report on concern about the staking of US Army officers in Turkey discussed.

Cochran, John;
Dean, Morton;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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