ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES SPECIAL COVERAGE OF SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN’S MEMORIAL SERVICE AND CEREMONIES - SEPT 1

Special Report Will Air Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9:00 a.m. EDT, on The ABC Television Network

ABC News Will Feature Livestream Coverage on ABCNews.com and 24-Hour News Channel ABC News Live

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ABC News announced special coverage of Senator John McCain‘s private memorial service and ceremonies on Saturday, Sept. 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT, on The ABC Television Network.

Chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor coverage of McCain’s memorial service from the Washington National Cathedral with on-location reporting from chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, chief foreign correspondent Terry Moran, senior White House correspondent Cecilia Vega, correspondent Ron Claiborne, political analyst Cokie Roberts and special correspondent Matthew Dowd. Chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz will report from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial where McCain’s family will pay respects and wife Cindy McCain will lay a wreath.

ABC News Live, the network’s 24-hour news channel, will live stream John McCain’s memorial services on Thursday, Aug. 30, and Saturday, Sept. 1. Comprehensive coverage is available on ABCNews.com, on Roku, the ABC News OTT and mobile apps and ABC News social pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). ABC News’ daily news show “On Location” will also feature moments from Saturday’s service. The episode will post midday, only on Facebook Watch.

ABC News Radio begins live coverage on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9:00 a.m. EDT, with correspondent Aaron Katersky anchoring from New York and digital journalist Ali Rogin reporting from Washington National Cathedral. The ABC News Radio team will provide multiple one-minute status reports each hour throughout the morning.

ABC NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will provide full coverage with correspondents Marci Gonzalez reporting from Arizona and correspondents Janai Norman, Stephanie Ramos and Maggie Rulli reporting from Washington. “NewsOne” provides news content and services for more than 200 ABC affiliates and international news partners.

August 31, 2018 9:00am ET by ABC Television Group  

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