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Pueblo Affair #200361

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 29, 1969
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(Studio) Navy inquiry court on Pueblo seizure reveals complicated command chain and new opinion on intelligence ship's arms.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Coronado, California) Rear Admiral Frank Johnson had operational control of ship when seized; Johnson says not in favor of arming ship with machine guns. Johnson says he didn't tell Commander Lloyd Bucher not to use them; says ship's destruct system satisfactory. Court chairperson says statement that Air Force was on call misleading; nothing was on call. Johnson said odds of Pueblo seizure great; red tape delayed reaction to Pueblo incident.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater Artist: Arnold Mesches

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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