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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 01, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) President Bush's administration's consideration of increasing the death benefits for soldiers killed in combat in Iraq & Afghanistan examined; details given of the benefit options & costs. [Marine's widow Stacey SAMMIS†- reacts to receiving a check for six thousand upon her husband's death.] [Senator George ALLEN - questions the current death benefits.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Naperville, Illinois: Dean Reynolds) The shortfall in recruiting by the US Marine Corps examined; death statistics cited. [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN†- comments on the Marines.] [In Naperville, Illinois, Marine recruiter G/Sgt. Larry PYLES†- says recruiting has become challenging.] [Long Island teacher Chris CHAMBERLIN†- comments on his advice to students.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Baghdad: Martha Raddatz) The reaction in Iraq to rumors that the insurgents captured an American soldier discussed; Website photo shown.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The number of attacks by insurgents on the day of elections in Iraq & the admission that the British helicopter that went down was hit by enemy fire noted.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Moran, Terry;
Reynolds, Dean;
Raddatz, Martha
Duration:
00:06:40

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