CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1969
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(Studio) Chairperson House Armed Services Committee, Mendel Rivers, names 9-member sub-committee to investigate Pueblo affair and military code of conduct.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Coronado, California) Section 5 of code says no statement, oral or written, will be made by serviceman that is critical to country Pueblo crew signed confessions. Film shown of Bucher confessing to North Koreans. [Commander Lloyd BUCHER - feels code can be impossible to live up to in trying circumstances.] [Bucher Attorney E. Miles HARVEY - states if United States permits men to sign false confessions, this would alleviate POW's difficulty.] Lieutenant Frederick Schumacher says he confessed, but gave false or useless information
REPORTER: Jed Duvall (Narrates) Artist: Arnold Mesches
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