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Vietnam War / Prisoners of War / Paris Peace Talks / Bombing #200394

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 03, 1969
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(Studio) prisoners of war Special Forces officer arrived at Travis Air Force Base in California en route home.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Travis AFB, California) prisoners of war for 5 years and escaped. Major James Rowe of McAllen, Texas, spoke of living conditions for prisoners. Live in "hootches", eat rice. [ROWE - knew he would get home.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Rowe would like another Vietnam tour after coming home. Rusk in his press conference said everything was being done to end wrangling at Paris Peace Talks. North Vietnam and Viet Cong would dispense west other pts. if allies would agree to round table. They rejected 6 allied proposals which would call for 4 sides at table rather than 2. Heaviest B-52 bombing north and south of Saigon.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Drinkwater, Terry;
Reasoner, Harry

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