ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 27, 2001
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Neal Karlinsky) The story of the American survivors of the Bataan death march in the Philippines in World War II featured; war footage shown; details given of the veterans' efforts to sue Japanese companies for using them as slave labor. [WWII prisoners of war Lester TENNEY - recalls the march and working in a coal mine for the Japanese.] [WWII prisoners of war Harold NEWTON - comments.] [Representative Michael HONDA - wants the veterans to have their day in court.] [Law professor Michael BAZYLER - cites slavery.]
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