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Iraq War / Non-Citizen Soldiers #726148

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Foreign-born soldiers fighting for the US in Iraq featured; details given of the posthumous award of citizenship to all seven non-citizens who were killed in Iraq; names & photos shown; scenes shown from funeral services for Philippines-born Marine G/Sgt. Joseph Menusa†† and Marine Francisco Martinez Flores††, from Mexico. [Fallen soldier Jose Gutierrez’s foster sister Lillian CARDENAS†- says he wanted to give back to the nation that gave him so much.] [El Salvador native Kim GUZMAN‡- says he would die for this country.] [Filipina Mary Ann TABIOYA‡- says she’s planning to be a citizen as soon as they go home.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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