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Vietnam / POW's #25205

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1973
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(Studio) 80 newly freed American POW's will be flown from Clark Air Force Base in Philippines to United States tomorrow.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Clark AFB, Philippines) prisoners of war Major Wilfred Abbot visits grade school near Clark AFB. [ABBOT - answers questions asked by children concerning other POW's.] [Colonel Norman GADDIS - says heard American Planes over North Vietnam many times while POW, but not endangered by them. Says although North Vietnam guards offered POW's souvenirs of North Vietnam, POW's took nothing.] POW's who formed choir while in prison sing.
REPORTER: Arnold Collins

(Studio) prisoners of war freed earlier, Captain John Nasmyth, fulfills family wish.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Gabriel, California) Nasmyth cuts down sign Put up by family saying for Hanoi to release John Nasmyth. Large crowd watches. [NASMYTH - says feels great although is tired.]
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Collins, Arnold;
Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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