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Afghanistan War / US Troops / Xiarhos Death #950281

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) President Obama's consideration of sending more troops into the war in Afghanistan noted. Report introduced.

(Massachusetts: Mark Strassmann) The story of Marine Nick Xiarhos of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, who was killed in the war in Afghanistan, presented; scenes shown from a suicide truck bombing in Iraq where Xiarhos was saved; photos shown of Obama meeting Nick's family. [Parents Lisa & Steve XIARHOS†- express pride in their son; recall their son transferring to Afghanistan & meeting the president.] [WOMAN, SOLDIER - react.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Strassmann, Mark
Duration:
00:03:00

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