On Memorial Day, Americans across the country paused to honor men and women who fought and died in war. President Obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery after a surprise weekend trip to…
Tonight on the PBS NewsHour we're airing an excerpt from the WETA documentary, 'Arlington National Cemetery.' In our excerpt, we visit Section 60 where many of the dead from the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.
President Obama, back in Washington after his surprise trip to visit troops in Afghanistan, will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier this morning at 11 a.m. EDT at Arlington National Cemetery.
Honoring Civil Rights Hero Medgar Evers, Warrior for U.S. on More Than One Front…
In other news Thursday, a report indicated that some of the nation's military dead may have been misidentified or misplaced at Arlington National Cemetery, and an American servicemember was killed in Afghanistan, marking the 20th U.S. death there this month.
Hundreds of political luminaries paid tribute to Sen. Edward Kennedy on a rainy Saturday in Boston as three days of memorials were set to culminate with his entombment near his slain brothers.
The book, "Where Valor Rests," tells the stories surrounding Arlington National Cemetery through the work of professional photographers. Contributors to the book talk about their most meaningful moments.
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