Two Nets Salute Vets
NBC Nightly News Veteran's Day coverage included a rundown by anchor Lester Holt of President Bush's speech to a veteran's group in Texas, footage of Vice President Cheney laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and coverage of the keynote speech given by former Secretary of State Colin Powell at the ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. To end the broadcast NBC also featured a profile of a 91-year-old World War II and Korean War veteran who was returning to college to study history.
Fox News' Fox Report also included a roundup of the day's speeches, actually running some of the Vice President's remarks at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Fox included a feature on the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, focusing attention on the pilgrimage many