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Vietnam / Prisoners of War Release #227826

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1973
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(Studio) Last 32 POW's held by Viet Cong released.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Clark AFB, Philippines) [Colonel Benjamin PURCELL - says next to life, freedom man's most valued possession.] Lieutenant Commander Phillip Kunstler most recently captured of POW's. Commander Harley Hall, man shot down with Kunstler, not on list, but United States POW's claim he was also captured. All POW's scheduled to be released by Thursday
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Last phase United States troop withdrawal from Vietnam now in progress.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Mudd, Roger;
Wagner, Richard;
Webster, Don

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