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US-Vietnam Relations / MIAs #309130

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) No. MIA (missing in action) remains Vietnam plans to turn over to United States soon noted; total number American MIAs in S.E. Asia mentioned.

(Bangkok, Thailand: Barry Petersen) Growth of black market in MIA remains examined; going rate noted. Details given, scenes shown. [Joint Casualty Resolution Center spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Paul MATHER - tries to discourage such purchases.] [Black market BUYER - notes psychological importance for some families.] [MATHER -describes damage done to investigation by black marketeers.] Ex. given; photos shown. [Cindy YOUNG - notes continued pain over father Captain Barkley B. Young's disappearance.] Young's dog tag said among remains released. [Gail YOUNG - doesn't oppose buying remains in light of amount of foreign aid we give away.]

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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