All three newscasts closed with a feature tribute to the military. As he did last year, ABC's Bob Woodruff publicized his own Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert for those disabled in combat. He praised the Musicorps program, organized by concert pianist Arthur Bloom, and played a clip from the Band of Brothers singing group, led by pop musician Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd. Hallelujah!
NBC's Pentagon correspondent Jim Miklaszewski brought us a ceremony at the National Air Force Museum in Dayton Ohio, where veterans of the WWII Doolittle Raid on Tokyo said their final farewells 68 years later. Pentagon correspondent David Martin of CBS told us in April that they were saying their final farewells back then.
Even more terse than a haiku: that is my effort to summarize the Six Word War project organized by Shaun Wheelwright and Mike Nemeth. CBS' Michelle Miller offered this: "Sharing war's complexities in simple sentences."
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