CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 16, 1970
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(Studio) 2 mutineers use phony bomb scare to force 24 crewmen off Columbia "Eagle," hijack vessel to Cambodia; "pot-smoking hippies" granted asylum in Cambodia; crewmen rescued.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) 13 crewmen still aboard in Cambodian waters. [Defense Department spokesperson Dan. Z. HENKIN - confirms safety of crew.] State Department won't charge mutiny; no extradition treaty with Cambodia.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
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