ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 07, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Ho Chi Minh City: Hilary Brown) The stories of Vietnamese "lost commandos," who were part of a secret team of US-paid commandos who were caught and convicted by the North Vietnamese of spying, featured; the recent declassification of a Pentagon paper on these covert missions by the United States military in Southeast Asia between 1961 and 1967 noted. The specific stories of three Vietnamese men cited as examples. [Former intelligence analyst Sedgwick TOURISON - criticizes the way the United States has handled of the lost commandos.] The US Immigration and Naturalization Services said preventing some of these lost commandos from emigrating to the US. [Former American officer David KRYSKOVICH - says Red Dragon team commandos should be admitted.] [INS Phyllis COVEN - promises to review the cases.]
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