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Vietnam / POWs / Kunstler / Viet Cong, #200822

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1969
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(Studio) Defense Attorney William Kunstler says North Vietnam to release new information on American POWs
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) [Attorney KUNSTLER - says spokesperson reported North Vietnam to release information of American pilots to National Mobilization and other peace groups. Same committee to handle correspondence from POWs to relatives.] Names may be announced at antiwar rally. Estimated 1000 POWs in North Vietnam. Kunstler says North Vietnam doesn't trust United States government and won't release names at Peace Talks, or release POWs
REPORTER: John Laurence

(,S) State Department spokesperson says Hanoi made similar promises before. Viet Cong to release Sp/4 Willie Watkins, Pfc. James Strickland, and Pfc Coy Tinsley.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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