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June 7th, 2009
12:56 PM ET

WWII Veterans given their wings

In the nation's capitol, a lot of people are heading for the World War Two memorial. Our Elaine Quijano was there talking to veterans who share their D-Day stories.

Thanks to a program called Honor Flight, the trip to the WWII memorial was completely free for the veterans.  Honor Flight Founder Earl Morse tells Fredricka and Elaine more about the program.


Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
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  1. M Cooper

    To Don Lemon

    re. N. Korea's illegal immigrants.

    Can the States find a couple of North Korean illegal immigrants – shouldn't be hard – and trade them for the 2 female reporters?
    Or maybe the ones in America could be put on trial too; after all, what's good for the goose....... the difference is that the N Koreans in the States had no intention of leaving while the 2 ladies had none of staying, even with one being Korean. As for the chinese one, well, it seems that Il is pal with Hu, since china always refuses to go along with any punishment for the agression, so the chinese can intervene to free their subject. Should not take much.

    June 8, 2009 at 1:42 am |
  2. Charlie Erickson

    I'm so glad these Veterans got to see their memorial. How come articles dealing with Veterans, especially of wars past, get so few responses? God bless them all. My Dad and Uncles were WW2 Vets.

    Charlie.

    June 9, 2009 at 8:04 am |
  3. ghmckenzie

    I'm wondering if the republicans only con to the government run health care plan is the fact it will mean fewer if no funding in the next election?People have been over charged by the health care providers for way too long,paying extra for the uninsured,and too many unneeded 2nd opinions.After all it is up to the individual on whether he or she wishes to be taken to the cleaners every time they walk into a hospital or doctors office.In other countries where medical and pharmacy cost are pennies on the dollar compared to the USA,so much for being the greatest country in the free world.Doctors in countries with universal heath care are paid very well and this should not be a matter of greed.

    June 9, 2009 at 11:36 am |
  4. Charles Seale

    John Voight obviously doesn't have clue as to what is really going on in the world. The days of testosterone-driven diplomacy are over. Since when does common sense and reason equal being a false prophet? Mr. Voight needs to stick to his acting career and stop talking about things that he obviously does not understand. The sad thing is, because of his celebrity, people will actually think he knows what he is talking.

    Charles
    Tuscaloosa, AL

    June 9, 2009 at 12:52 pm |

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