This Week - In Memoriam

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On This Week with George Stephanopoulos acknowledges the passings of sportscaster Jim McKay, designer Yves Saint Laurent, rock and roll pioneer Bo Diddley as well as 13 troop members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to, the casualty count in Iraq is now 4,407 and according to IBC, there were 191 Iraqi civilians killed this week.


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