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Vietnam / Prisoners of War Release #22397

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 14, 1972
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(Studio) Party of antiwar activists en route to Hanoi, North Vietnam, to pick up 3 American POW's being released by Communists
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(En route to North Vietnam) Family of prisoners of war Major Edward Elias bows to govts. wishes, does not go to North Vietnam for release. [Mrs. Minnie L. GARTLEY - goes to pick up son despite government dissuasion. Says government has been wrong before and thinks its stance in this case is wrong too. Feels her presence won't hinder future prisoners of war releases.] [Mrs. Olga CHARLES, wife of POW, says if her husband is being released because he cooperated with enemy, he is not only one.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry

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