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United States Prisoners / China Release #214316

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 13, 1971
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(Studio) People's Republic of China, releases Richard Fecteau and Mary Ann Harbert; freed Americans en route home.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lynn, Massachusetts) Margaret Fecteau divorced Richard 1 year before capture, but corresponded with him when permitted by Chinese. Twin daughters, now 21, were babies when father disappeared. [Mrs. FECTEAU, daughters SIDNICE and SUZON-discuss return of ex-husband, father.]
REPORTER: Andy Macmillan (WHDH-TV) Boston

(Studio) China commutes life sentence of John Downey to 5 more years President Nixon praises acts of clemency.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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