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World War II 40 Years Later (Part XII) #303758

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 23, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Kwai River, Thailand) "The Bridge on the River Kwai" recalled; scenes shown courtesy Columbia Pictures. Hollywood myth compared to bridge's reality in World War II. [Former POWs - recall prison experience building bridge; debunk movie's portrayal of Japanese commander] No. allied POWs held here and no. killed mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:03:40

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