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Vietnam War / POW's / Boa Hope / Casualties #13943

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 23, 1971
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(Studio) United States bombers hit North Vietnam radar base near Hanoi Bombings said to have caused prisoners of war mail delay.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(State Department) United States foreign policy stance reviewed; VNization. heads list. Secretary of State Rogers blunt about role of United States air power. [ROGERS - says air support to be contd.] USSR -US relations mentioned but Vietnam war main topic. [ROGERS - says North Vietnam inhumane in treatment of POW's.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Actor Bob Hope makes bid to visit Hanoi, in effort to negotiate POW release, via charity contributions. State Department skeptical. Casualties reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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