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Assignment America (A Gift to the Troops) #900623

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Boston: Steve Hartman) The gift to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment from Maureen O’Haire††, who lost a son in Iraq and used his death benefit to fly the platoon to Boston for a St. Patrick’s Day bash, featured; scenes shown of the Marines marching in the parade, at Maureen’s home and at church. [O’HAIRE – comments on losing her son, L/Cpl. Walter O'Haire††.] [MARINES – comment on Walter, react to Maureen’s gift.]

(Studio: Katie Couric, Steve Hartman) This story and next week’s segment discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Hartman, Steve
Duration:
00:03:40

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