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Rolling Thunder bikers roll into nation's capital

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 00:52

Thousands of military veterans and their supporters ride into Washington, D.C. on motorcycles for the Memorial Day's 29th Rolling Thunder Run. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Story: Thousands of bikers gathered in the parking lot of the Pentagon and drove across the Arlington Memorial Bridge into Washington, D.C. for the 29th Rolling Thunder Run on Sunday (May 29). Thousands more people lined the route to show their support. Rolling Thunder is an annual gathering of veterans, began by those who served in the Vietnam War, who ride to the National Mall on Memorial Day weekend to honor U.S. prisoners of war and those missing-in-action. This year, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to address the group. He generated controversy last year for mocking the military service of Senator John McCain, saying, "I like people who weren't captured."

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Rolling Thunder bikers roll into nation's capital

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 00:52