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United States POWs #217836

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1971
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(Studio) White House replies to former Defense Secretary Clark M. Clifford's claim: North Vietnam would release United States POWs if United States set withdrawal date from South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) White House charges Clifford exploiting POWs for domestic political purposes; says North Vietnam made to appear flexible when actually not.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) State Secretary William P. Rogers comments on Clifford's statement.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [ROGERS - says North Vietnam has not informed United States Paris negotiator David K. E. Bruce of any change in attitude toward United States POWs.' release.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy charged President Nixon playing political with POWs, Vietnam War; Senator Hubert H. Humphrey believes President Nixon wants peace as much as anyone.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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