Last US WWI veteran seeks DC memorial to that war

Frank Buckles, left, who at the time was 108 years old, and the oldest surviving veteran of WW I, shakes hands with Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009. Biographer and family spokesman David DeJonge said in a statement that Frank Woodruff Buckles died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011 of natural causes in his home in Charles Town, W.Va. at the age of 110. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

November 11, 2010 4:34:16 AM PST
America's last surviving World War I veteran says Congress should pass legislation to create a memorial in the nation's capital honoring veterans of that conflict.