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Vietnam / POW's #227862

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 1973
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(Studio) North Vietnam guard tells reporters POW's well taken care of with beer and plenty of recreation. Released American POW's tell much different story.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(No location given) [Colonel Robinson RISNER - describes torture by prison guards.] [Colonel Norman GADDIS - says was tortured 4 times in first 2 days captivity.] [Lieutenant Colonel John DRAMESI - describes torture.] [Colonel Fred CHERRY - says was tortured continuously for 3 mos.] [RISNER - says prisoners approved Nixon's bombing Hanoi.] [Commander Claude CLOWER - says prisoners given little medical treatment.] [Commander Richard STRATTON - says intends to ask State Department to accuse North Vietnam of war crimes.] Lieutenant Commander Rodney KNUTSON - describes torture for refusal to make certain statements.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) CBS will present broadcast tonight giving POW's story in fuller detail.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger

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