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Vietnam / Prisoners of War Release #24890

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1973
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(Studio) 108 American POW's released by North Vietnam. Among POW's is son of admiral who commanded Pacific forces at peak of Vietnam war.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Clark AFB, Philippines) Captain Leo Profilet senior prisoners of war freed. [Colonel John P. FLYNN - says Nixon had prisoners of war support in bombing Hanoi.] Lieutenant Commander John McCain son of Admiral John McCain also arrives Clark AFB. Civilian POW Bobby Joe Keesee taken off plane via rear loading dock and not seen by reporters
REPORTER: Arnold Collins

(Studio) Keesee has prison record for petty crimes. Also accused of hijacking plane to Cuba. Keesee has said he is CIA agent.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Collins, Arnold;
Reasoner, Harry

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