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CNN Evening News for Saturday, Apr 24, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The NFL’s tribute to fallen soldiers, including football player turned Army ranger Pat Tillman, who died in Afghanistan, at today’s draft noted; scenes shown.

(Tempe, Arizona: Miguel Marquez) The reaction in Tempe, Arizona, to Tillman’s death featured; scenes shown of the makeshift memorial at Sun Devil Stadium; details given about Tillman’s football career and his decision to give it up to join the Army. [FAN – reacts.] [Arizona State University associate head strength coach Rich WENNER†, former ASU wide receiver Ricky BOYER†, Kearny, Arizona, police chief Joe MARTINEZ‡- talk about Tillman.] [ASU football player Connor BANKS†- talks about wearing Tillman’s number, which has been retired, for the last time.]

Lin, Carol;
Marquez, Miguel

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