This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of Olympic basketball coach Pete Newell, Slinky Company co-founder Betty James, theatre critic Clive Barnes, and former Texas Congressman Jim Mattox. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of five servicemembers killed in Iraq.
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