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Afghanistan / Tillman Death / Pentagon Report #856098

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The announcement that no one will be held criminally negligent in the friendly fire death of Army Cpl. Pat Tillman in Afghanistan noted.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The Pentagon report on what happened in Tillman's death and the Army's failure to tell the truth about it featured; scenes shown from the area where Army rangers opened fire on Tillman; photos shown of four generals cited for mishandling Tillman's death. [US Army criminal investigation campaign Brig. Gen. Rodney JOHNSON†- reads summary about the incident.] [Senator John McCAIN - calls in "an inexcusable coverup."] [May 3, 2004, father Pat TILLMAN†- comments.] The Army decision that Tillman's Silver Star stands noted.

Couric, Katie;
Martin, David

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