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US-Vietnam Relations / MIAs #306134

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) MIA (missing in action) families noted questioning US-Vietnam credibility due to misidentification of remains; Kathryn Fanning's efforts to verify husband Hugh Fanning's remains cited as example [FANNING - notes contd. possibility husband is alive; explains.] [Forensic anthropologist Clyde SNOW - notes evidence is not sufficient to identification remains as those of Hugh Fanning.] [Colonel Robert MARTIN - defs. competence of Army forensic lab.] Similar experience of Don Parker in identification remains of uncle cited. [PARKER - believes Army's identification of remains was political move to renew aid to Laos.]
REPORTER: David Martin

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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