CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 22, 1970
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(Studio) Coast Guard ends investigation of Soviet defection attempt.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(New Bedford, Massachusetts) "Vigilant" crew wanted to grant Lithuanian sailor asylum. [Lieutenant Commander Paul PAKOS - describes defection attempt.] [Seaman Ken NOLAN - says sorry ship's captain lost job.] [Commander Ralph EUSTIS - says had to carry out orders; wanted to harbor defector; Sovs. used great force to subdue man.]
REPORTER: David Culhane
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