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Nightline: Trial By Fire #761843

ABC Special for Monday, Aug 09, 2004

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  • Discussion with Michel Martin (ABC), “Christian Science Monitor” correspondent Liz Marlantes, and author David Halberstam re: the impact on the presidential election campaign of questions raised about Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry’s Vietnam war service and President George W. Bush’s national guard service.
  • Taped segment with Jake Tapper (ABC), Larry Thurlow, Van Odell, and Adrian Lonsdale of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, Kerry crewmates Fred Short and David Alston, and Sen. John McCain.
  • Taped segment with Mike Cerre (ABC), George Elliott of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, former Rep. Pete McCloskey, Kerry, and Vietnam veterans Tom Callinan, Michael Blecker, Gordy Evans‡, Sean Kilcoyne, Roland McAlpin, and Elmer Smith.
  • Reporter(s):
    Tapper, Jake;
    Cerre, Mike

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