This program is 11 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Clinton shown leading Memorial Day services at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery. [CLINTON - speaks.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced. [NOTE: local weather map on screen beginning 5:55.]
(Springfield, OR: Kelly O'Donnell) Starting over in Springfield, OR, with the funeral for Ben Walker, one of the student victims of the school shootings by Kip Kinkel, featured; scenes shown from Thurston High School. [Principal Larry BENTZ, student Nichole BUCKHOLTZ - comment.] [Kinkel family friend Denny SPERRY - talks about the sister, Kristin Kinkel.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Danville, Illinois: Anne Thompson) The investigation into Sunday's mystery bombing of a church in Danville, Illinois, featured; scenes shown from outside the church. [Parishioner Lori VAN NOTE, First Assembly of God Pastor Dennis ROGERS - describe what happened.] [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Jerry SINGER - comments.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statistics on veterans' death cited.
(Chicago: Jim Avila) The facts that most veterans no longer receive funerals with military honors because hundreds of thousands of veterans are dying examined. [Veteran Dick Miller's niece Debbie ADKINS - complains.] [Defense Department Gail McGINN - says it is a resource problem.] [Senator Patty MURRAY - outlines what the Veterans Burial Rights Act would provide for veterans' funerals.] [Veteran's daughter Sherri VAN LANDINGHAM - complains about funerals using cassette tape music.] The use of voluntary honor guards to ease the shortge of military personnel noted. [Veteran's aunt Wanda ADKINS - comments.]