Nightly News   |  January 20, 2012

Honoring a fallen Tuskegee Airman

Lt. Col. Luke Weathers was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> at arlington national cemetery , surviving members of world war ii 's storied units the tuskegee airmen said good-bye to one of their own today. lieutenant luke weathers was one of about 1,000 to confront racism and went on to amass an impressive combat record in world war ii . today there are only about 100 living members of the tuskegee airmen . this