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Prisoners of War Charges / Parsels #229450

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 16, 1973
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(Studio) Air Force colonel brought charges against 8 POWs with him in prisoner camps, but Pentagon dismisses charges for lack of evidence. Captain John Parsels says 8 should have been brought to trial.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, Alabama) Colonel Theodore Guy, who originally pressed charges was present, but had no comment. [Former prisoners of war John PARSELS - states 8 charged would cooperate with Vietnam in any way. Relates stories of 8 POWs aiding enemy. Would like to see 8 POWs dismissed with dishonorable discharge.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Studio) Some of 8 POWs say action in prison camp based on sincere opposition to war.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Hall, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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