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China-US Relations / Prisoners of War Release #227629

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 1973
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(Studio) Major Philip Smith and Lieutenant Robert Flynn released from China.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hong Kong) Smith and Flynn taken prisoner after crashing in Chinese territory while on bombing raids in North Vietnam. 2 men taken, like John Downey earlier, to Clark Air Force Base in Philippines. Men in good health.
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Clark AFB, Philippines) [SMITH - says wonderful to be home.] Henry Kissinger, on China visit recently, discussed prisoners of war release as well as mutual US-Chinese force reduction in South Vietnam and North Vietnam respectively.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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