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Eye On America (Forgotten Heroes: World War II Vets) #394848

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Yountville, California: John Blackstone) The deaths of aging World War II veterans reported; scenes shown from the funeral of sergeant Fred Bancalari. [Chaplain Tom SARCIAPONE - addresses mourners.] [Two PEOPLE - say Bancalari served honorably in France; say Bancalari told humorous stories.] [In May, BANCALARI - talks about his war experiences.] [Department of Veteran Affairs Roger RAPP - says over a thousand World War II veterans die daily.] [PERSON - says the World War II generation is being lost.] [Daughter Barbara Bancalari WILLIAMS - talks about the soldiers' sacrifices.]

Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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