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Iraq / Portraits of War / A Homecoming #753568

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) The debate about how to honor Americans who die in battle examined in light of the firing of Tami Silicio† for taking a picture of flag-draped coffins being loaded into a plane that was published in the "Seattle Times." ["Seattle Times" editor Michael FANCHER†- explains Tammy's story.] Several Pentagon photos of caskets that were made public under the Freedom of Information Act shown. Pentagon policy on war photos outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pentagon statement that the photos should not have been released noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Ft. Hood, Texas: Mike von Fremd) The return home from Iraq of soldiers from Task Force Iron Horse featured; scenes shown of celebrations at Ft. Hood, Texas. [Three SOLDIERS, WIFE - comment.]

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry;
von Fremd, Mike

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