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Pueblo Affair #442506

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 23, 1969
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(Studio) Report from San Diego, California.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Coronado, California) Pueblo surrendered to North Koreans year ago with no shots fired and classified material still aboard; Commander Lloyd Bucher signed confession. Bucher tells Navy inquiry board of torture after capture; appears ready to break down during testimony. Bucher says signed confession so crewmen wouldn't be killed.
REPORTER: David Burrington KDGO-TV (Narrates) Artist: Gene Widhoff

(Studio) Chief of Naval Operations says court martial threat routine procedure and too much made of it; Congress feels Navy wants to hush Bucher up because of embarrassing testimony details. If Bucher isn't allowed to tell all, Congress committee to take it up.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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