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Prisoners of War Releases / Sexton Letter #12810

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 11, 1971
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(Studio) Allies free North Vietnam Lieutenant prisoners of war as reciprocal gesture for Viet Cong release of Staff. sergeant John C. Sexton, Junior Sexton captured in 1969, but 1969 letter never reached his parents.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Warren, Michigan) Family thought Sexton MIA (missing in action) for 2 years Letter would have cleared things up for Sextons. [SEXTON - says, if mishandling of letter intentional, bitter about it, but doesn't think government kept it from us. Son said recently he loved whole USA.] Sextons en route to Colorado for reunion.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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