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Persian Gulf War / Navy / Missing Pilot #194840

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) The Navy's reversal of the status of pilot Lieutenant Commander Michael Scott Speicher, who had been declared killed in action in the Persian Gulf war, examined; photos shown of evidence that Speicher could have survived the crash. [January 17, 1991, Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - cites loss of an individual.] [June 8, 2000, Pentagon spokesman R/Admiral Craig QUIGLEY - says the issue is not closed.] [State Department deputy spokesman Philip REEKER - says Iraq is obligated to provide information.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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