NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 07, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Pearl Harbor: Tom Brokaw) President Bush recalled enlisting in World War II shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack. Report introduced.
(Pearl Harbor: John Cochran) Bush's speeches at ceremonies in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor featured; scenes shown of Bush and Barbara Bush at Pearl Harbor; historical footage shown of Japanese-Americans being led to internment camps and of Japan's formal surrender. [BUSH - comments on internment camps, tearfully remembers Pearl Harbor casualties, mentions trade with Japan.] Bush's stance on isolationism noted.
(Pearl Harbor: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pearl Harbor: George Lewis) Pearl Harbor survivors featured; scenes from ceremony at the "punchbowl" National Cemetery of the Pacific; historical footage of the attack shown. [USS San Francisco survivor Mac LEWIS - recalls the attack, his survival.] [Wife Evelyn HAWKINS - expresses sympathy for women widowed by Pearl Harbor attack.]
(Pearl Harbor: Tom Brokaw) Interview with USS Arizona survivor and Navy Cross recipient retired Captain Jim Miller featured. Number of casualties on board the ship noted; historical footage shown of sinking of USS Arizona and other attack scenes. [MILLER - comments on sinking, attention given to Pearl Harbor.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Commemorative ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, and the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, noted; scenes shown.
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