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Pueblo Affair / Murphy Testimony #4070

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 04, 1969
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(Studio) Another Pueblo crew member backs up Commander Lloyd Bucher's story of ship's capture by North Korea.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Coronado, California) Lieutenant Edward Murphy, 2nd in command of Pueblo, testifies. Murphy says Pueblo had no chance against North Korean ship. He supervised burning of classified documents and tried to raise help from higher command. Lieutenant Murphy, also ship's navigator, says never went beyond 12-mi. limit. He endorses Bucher's surrender decision. [BUCHER - asserts he hasn't seen Murphy since return from North Korea; expected his statement, since knew him a long time.]
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan (narrates) Artist: Vince Molinere

Brannigan, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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