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POWs Freed / 1 Wife Watches #224909

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1972
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(Studio) Yesterday 3 United States POWs released by North Vietnam. Lieutenant Norris Charles, Lieutenant Mark Gartley greeted by relatives. Major Edward Elias was not. Elias's father said to believe trip not in best United States interest. Mrs. Georgia Elias stayed home on advice of doctor and father-in-law.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Valdosta, Georgia) Edward Elias has not seen new home [pictured.] Mrs. Elias watches television report of release. [Mrs. ELIAS - "I think that's Ed!"] [Ceremony on television heard.] [Mrs. ELIAS - "There's Ed!"] [Mrs. ELIAS, son and dog watch television report with reporter Intermittent comments made.] [Mrs. ELIAS - answers reporter, saying she believes her husband will understand her not going to Hanoi to meet him.]
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) Mrs. Elias correct: Her husband is a Major not Lieutenant Colonel as CBS title line on television showed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David

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