NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1968
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(Studio) United States POWs in North Korea, Cambodia, North Vietnam have been or will be freed soon. Congress sources say release of 82 Pueblo crewmen arranged. Viet Cong promise 3 US POWs to be freed. Ask United States officials to meet with Viet Cong representatives near Saigon Christmas Day. Prince Sihanouk frees 12 United States POWs. November 7, 1968, film shown of United States prisoners touring Phnom Penh, Cambodia, wearing white suits. Sihanouk visits prisoners. President Johnson's response noted. Re: Pueblo case, doubts expressed that ship itself will ever be turned over to US.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Details of Pueblo crew release set forth in report from State Department
REPORTER: James Robinson
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