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Pueblo Crew Release #441212

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 23, 1968
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(Studio) Pueblo crew freed at Panmunjom, South Korea. Commander Lloyd Bucher reports crew beaten by North Korean captors.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(No location given) Details of release set forth. Film of release shown.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Korean DMZ (demilitarized zone) and Panmunjom, Korea) Reporter describes scene as crewmen cross Bridge of No Return. Bucher 1st to cross. Body of Duane Daniel Hodges delivered. Crew taken to Panmunjom.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins {via satellite} and Liz Trotta

(No location given) Bucher comment with regard to inability to stand imprisonment considered. Bucher holds news conference Film shown. [BUCHER - tells of imprisonment; mistreatment.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Huntley, Chet;
Perkins, Jack;
Trotta, Liz

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