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Prisoners of War Raid / Families / Awards #207251

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 25, 1970
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(Studio) Part of prisoners of war rescue team returns home.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pope AFB, North Carolina) Families only knew men on special training in Florida; 102 Green Berets, approximately 1/2 in combat role during raid; 100 Air Force men also involved. [Brigadier General Henry EMERSON - congratulates men.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Nixon decorates raid leaders
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [NIXON - says mercy mission efficient; men brave; wants POWs home.] Pentagon predicted 50% casualties if raid success.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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