Skip to comments.A Matter Of Trust-- Who Should Read Names Of Fallen American Soldiers?
Posted on 05/29/2005 12:10:12 PM PDT by ScoopandDizzy
When Ted Koppel, host of ABC's "Nightline" program, announced last year he'd recite the names of 721 fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, a firestorm of controversy erupted.
Conservative groups protested, a major television station owner boycotted the show and a fierce debate raged for days about Koppel's motives.
Sinclair Broadcasting of Baltimore yanked the program that evening from all of its ABC stations, saying it was a partisan attempt to boost John Kerry's sagging poll numbers, by highlighting the toll of Bush's decision to invade Iraq.
It's a whole different ballgame this year,
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