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Prisoners of War Homecoming #442520

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 23, 1969
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(Studio) Town of Akron, Pennsylvania, honors Pvt. Donald Glen Smith, one of 3 American soldiers freed by Viet Cong on New Year's Day.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Akron, Pennsylvania) Schools and factories shut down; band from his high school plays. Mayor proclaims Glen Smith Day. [SMITH - great to be back; thanks town for looking after parents.] [SMITH, SR. - at loss for words.] Biggest event in Akron since doughboys came home in WWI.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Reporter(s):
Briggs, Fred;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:02:40

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