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Vietnam / United States Prisoners of War Program #17934

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 12, 1972
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(Studio) Pentagon makes plans on how to deal with released POW's.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Sam Jose, California) Everett Alvarez, graduate University of Santa Clara in 1960, became 1st American pilot shot down and captured over North Vietnam. 8 years later, remains POW in North Vietnam. [POW sister Delia ALVAREZ - says when brother was captured in 1964, Beatles were popular, Kennedy just assassinated, Cuba was main concern.] [POW mother, Mrs. Sally ALVAREZ - wants son home.] [Delia ALVAREZ - says it will be hard for brother to comprehend changes made during his absence.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Alvarez wife, who married him only a few mos. before he was shot down, is filing for divorce.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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