ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington & Arlington National Cemetery: Jake Tapper) The restrictions imposed by President Bush's administration on the national mourning for American soldiers killed in Iraq featured; scenes shown from Arlington National Cemetery of the funeral for S/Maj. Cornell Gilmore. [Army veteran Harvey APPLEMAN- says people ought to see the real thing.] [Deceased soldier's mother Ruth STONESIFER- worries about the media penchant for a body count.] [Presidential historian Michael BESCHLOSS- comments on the "Dover test."] The Pentagon's decision to reinforce the ban on media coverage of the caskets noted.
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