NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 26, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The disclosure from former Senator Bob Kerrey that he killed civilians during the Vietnam War reported; details given of pressure for Kerrey to return his Bronze Star award. [At press conference, KERREY - says he feels guilty about what happened; says his Bronze Star means nothing to him.] [Senator John KERRY - says innocent people were victims in Vietnam.] [Senator Chuck HAGEL - says it is unfair to hold Kerrey's actions over 30 years ago to today's standards.] [Vietnam veteran Mike AMBROSE - comments.] [Military analyst retired General Bernard TRAINOR - says people should not wear medals they do not deserve.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with Senator John McCain about Kerrey. [McCAIN - explains what he knows of Kerrey's situation; says Kerrey has proven his patriotism and courage.]