CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 28, 1971
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(Studio) South Vietnam to release 3,000 POWs to honor President Nguyen Van Thieu's inauguration. United States calls for prisoners of war exchange at Paris peace talks. Communists call South Vietnam move impudent maneuver to turn attention from fascist character of South Vietnam regime. Reporters see prisoners of war camp.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Can Tho, South Vietnam) South Vietnam has 6 prisoners of war camps. 3,000 POWs here; mostly VC. Camp divided into docile and rebellious groups. 2 camps shown. Tour staged, but food, care and visits observed as set down by International Red Cross.
REPORTER: Bob Simon
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