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World War II / D-Day Anniversary / Bedford, Virginia #197781

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 06, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The 57th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in World War II noted; scenes shown from Bedford, Virginia, where President Bush dedicated the D-Day monument.

(Bedford, Virginia: John Martin) The story of the small town of Bedford, which lost 21 sons on the beaches of Normandy, presented; scenes shown of the D- Day memorial. [County supervisor/National D-Day Memorial Foundation Lucille Hoback BOGGESS, STEVENS, surviving veterans Roy STEVENS, Ray NANCE - recall the community's loss.]

NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen after 5:32:50.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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