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08/04/2009: ABC News on the Filipino Veterans’ Struggle and Victory for Recognition and Benefits for their Services in World War II

08 April 2009. A news crew from the ABC News network featured in its evening news program the Embassy’s wreath laying ceremony at the World War II monument in Washington D.C. to commemorate the “Araw ng Kagitingan,” along with a brief background on the Filipino veterans struggle and victory to achieve recognition and benefits from the U.S. government for their services in World War II.

The ABC News coverage also included footage and a report on the “Araw ng Kagitingan” activities of the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago and interviews of Chicago-based Filipino veterans.

The video clip of the news feature can be seen at the following link on the ABC News website: http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=7293875 END.