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Paris Peace Talks, POWs #220114

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 06, 1972
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(Studio) Paris Peace Talks resume for first time in a month Communists accuse President Nixon of hypocrisy, denying he ever proposed United States withdrawal in exchange for United States prisoners of war release. Representative Robert Leggett says Viet Cong official told him such a proposal would be accepted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hanoi) [North Vietnam film exhibits 2 United States POWS: Lieutenant Com. David Hoffman and Lieutenant Norris Charles.]
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(San Diego) [Wife, Mrs. Olga CHARLES - watches film, identifies husband, says she never thought it would happen to her family. Says daughter Kirstin doesn't know father a P.O.W.] [Wife's mother Mrs. MARIE COOK - says Kirstin believes daddy "at work" on ship and plane, and will come back.]

(Studio) POWS held by Viet Cong in South Vietnam to be allowed to receive mail from families.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill
Duration:
00:03:50

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