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Vietnam / Political Prisoners #25261

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1973
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(Studio) Under terms of Vietnam cease-fire agreement, all South Vietnam people imprisoned by Saigon government as Communist sympathizers to be set free. May be more than 10,000 political prisoners. A few hundred already released in very poor condition.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Men released from tiger cages on Con Son Island human wrecks. Legs are atrophied from disuse. Former prisoners say were 8 men/cage. Nobody allowed to stand. Torture by beating daily occurrence. Food and water completely inadequate. Former prisoners want to go home when able, but Saigon government says they are security risks and will not allow it.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Reporter(s):
Bell, Steve;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:40

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