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MIA Commission Returns #251061

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 1977
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(Studio) MIA (missing in action) commission returns to DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Last leg of trip began in Hawaii, where tests are conducted to positively Idaho remains of 12 Americans turned over to commission by Vietnam. Commission chairperson Leonard Woodcock reveals Vietnam agreed to turn over 2 more bodies also; 1 is that of former CIA agent Tucker Gouggleman, arrested when he went to Saigon at fall of South Vietnam to rescue children. Woodcock says Vietnam official Van Thien confirmed Gouggleman's death. [WOODCOCK - tells what Thien said to him with regard to Gouggleman.] Other man is not ID'd. [WOODCOCK - says this is Vietnam way of saying they are serious about better relations] Vietnam agree to search for further MIA (missing in action) info., but Woodcock says most probably dead and unrecoverable.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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