CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 29, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Arlington, National Cemetery) Return of Major Arthur Nicholson's body, accompanied by widow and daughter, featured; Nicholson recalled killed by USSR sentry during intelligence mission in East Germany. Films shown. [Vice President George BUSH - praises Nicholson.] sergeant Jessie Schatz's version of incident noted directly contradicting USSR account; Schatz recalled accompanying Nicholson at time of shooting. Schatz's account illustrated. US reported boycotting upcoming observance of US-USSR victory at Elbe River in WW II; details given. Nicholson's funeral mentioned tomorrow.
REPORTER: David Martin
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