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Vietnam / POW's Released #24448

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 12, 1973
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(Studio) Captain Jeremiah Denton 1st off plane at Clark AFB.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Virginia Beach, Virginia) [Wife Jane DENTON - says proud of husband and very happy to see him on TV.] Family expresses similar feelings.
REPORTER: Virginia Sherwood

(Studio) Many POW's allowed to make telephone calls home.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(San Clemente, California) President Nixon watches prisoners of war release. Gets telephone call from Colonel Robinson Risner, POW. [White House Press Secretary Ronald ZIEGLER - says Risner, speaking for POW's, expressed his desire and theirs to shake Nixon's hand and thank him. Nixon very moved.] Nixon returns Washington, DC from California. Perhaps Henry Kissinger has paved way, by his visit to Hanoi, for Laos cease-fire.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Reporter(s):
Jarriel, Tom;
Sherwood, Virginia;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:09:30

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