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Pueblo Affair / House Investigation #202896

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 1969
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(Studio) Pueblo crew member tells of surgery by North Koreans without anesthetics and being forced to say he was given humane treatment. House Armed Services Committee begins its own probe of Pueblo affair.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Chairperson Otis Pike wanted to know who sent Pueblo on mission. [PIKE - can't pinpoint any 1 person.] Chief Naval Operations, Admiral Thomas Moorer says Pueblo considered low risk operation. [MOORER - says there were no close support forces to Pueblo.] Moorer calls for review of military code of conduct.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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