Nightly News | April 12, 2011
>>> and now back in this country he took part in a ceremony in washington today honoring former senator bob dole . the dedication of a new plaque at the world war ii memorial in washington honoring his service. dole, as you may know, was a big driving force behind that memorial. as a young man from kansas, he was severely wounded while serving with the 10th mountain division in italy in the po valley in 1945 . he emerged publicly today after months in the hospital on and off following surgery, and today he talked about those he served with.
>> i want to most of all thank the citizen soldiers , the farm and city boys and factory workers and recent immigrants as diverse as america itself for all you did to preserve civilization when it was most endangered.
>> bob dole thanking those he served with and thanking those who made that memorial in washington what it is today.