Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) CBS has film obtained from Viet Cong through European source supposedly showing capture of American soldiers in battle October, 1968, near Con Thien. Film shows Viet Cong attacking, capturing American soldiers. Defense Department says some film new; CBS should show film in hope families, friends could identify soldiers. Still frames from film shown of individual POWs. Viewers instructed call Casualty Rptg. Officer of nearest military installation if can identify. Last 2 outposts manned by special forces turned over South Vietnam. Green Berets have history of friction with Army, fallen out of favor. Defense Secretary Laird to start 8 day inspection South Vietnam tomorrow. Will observe Vietnamization, United States troop withdrawals.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood
- Collingwood, Charles
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.