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Iraq / Casualties & Families / Legislation #776947

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 14, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The latest figures on Americans who have died in Iraq cited.

(Capitol Hill: Joe Johns) The problem of caring for the families of members of the military who are killed in action examined; scenes shown of a funeral in Houma, Louisiana; details given of legislation to change the death benefits for the families of soldiers killed in combat. [Soldier's widow Donna GILMORE†- calls the money a government slap in the face; hopes the bill passes.] [Senator Jeff SESSIONS - comments on the death benefit for soldiers.] [Military Officers Assn. of America president retired Adm. Norbert RYAN†- says service is valued.] [National Military Family Assn. Kathy MOAKLER†- states the case for all service members.]

Brown, Aaron;
Johns, Joe

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