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World War II / Iwo Jima #94374

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 1985
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(Studio) Marine storming of Iwo Jima in World War II recalled; President Reagan's White House reception of regiment involved in battle noted. Film shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Iwo Jima) Return here of United States and Japanese vets. involved in battle for island featured; historical films shown. [Jack LUCAS - recalls experience.] [Takeo ABE - (thru translator) remembers battle.] United States and Japanese death toll on Iwo Jima recalled. [LUCAS, ABE - comment.]
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

(Studio) Joint US-Japanese memorial on Iwo Jima and historical memorial at Arlington National Cemetery examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Myth behind historical photograph of Marine flag raising, originally taken by sergeant Lou Lowery on Iwo Jima, examined; actual photograph shown. [Vet. Chuck LINDBERG - recalls incident.] [Retired Associated Press photographer Joe ROSENTHAL - explains circumstances behind his 2nd photograph on which Arlington statue is based.] [LINDBERG - resents Rosenthal's photograph being believed as 1st flag raising.]
REPORTER: Jim Wooten

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim;
Wooten, Jim

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