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Laos / MIAs #301950

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 20, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bangkok, Thailand) Joint US-Laotian excavation of 1972 United States military plane crash in effort to locate remains of several MIAs examined; films shown. [Lieutenant Colonel Joe HARVEY - cites difficulty in identification remains.] [Team MBR. - demonstrates.] [Assistant secretary state Paul WOLFOWITZ - describes United States aid given Laos in exchange for cooperation in search for MIAs.] Adinin. `s maneuver to circumvent law against direct aid to Laos explained; number Americans still listed as MIA (missing in action) in Vietnam and Laos mentioned.
REPORTER: Wyatt Andrews

Reporter(s):
Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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