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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Washington: Joe Johns) A tribute to United States Army sergeant Henry Johnson, a black soldier who won France's highest medal of honor during World War I, featured; scenes shown from Arlington National Cemetery. [Son Herman JOHNSON - says racism why his father did not receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.] [Howard University historian Russell ADAMS - says France did not have the cultural and emotional baggage that the United States had.] [Governor George PATAKI - says Teddy Roosevelt cited Johnson as one the "five bravest Americans."] [Former Army Secretary Togo WEST - says history has overlooked the gallantry of men of color.]
- Holt, Lester;
- Johns, Joe
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