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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: David Martin) Congressional investigation into American MIAs left behind in the Vietnam war featured; scenes shown from the testimony by officials from President Richard Nixon's administration at the hearings. [Former CIA director James SCHLESINGER - believes people were left behind in Laos and Vietnam.] Recently released memo from Defense Secretary Eliot Richardson to national security adviser Henry Kissinger recommending that Laos be told the United States knew they held POWs quoted. [On March 29, 1973, NIXON - says all POWs are returning home.] [Former Defense Secretary Melvin LAIRD - comments on Nixon's statement.] [Senator John KERRY - comments.] [Former National Security Council Winston LORD - says Nixon decided not to overturn the agreement.] Testimony tomorrow by Kissinger mentioned.
- Martin, David;
- Rather, Dan
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