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POWs Return / Dead Return #443302

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1969
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(Studio) 3 POWs return home; 2 other soldiers brought back dead.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Shaw AFB, SC) sergeant Willie Watkins arrives and greets family.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Fort Campbell, Kentucky) Pfc Coy Tinsley arrives and greets family.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Richwood, Ohio) Army sends body of sergeant John Warren, 26, home. Family says it's not his body. [Funeral Director Howard CHENEY - says wife, mother, and father pointed out characteristics not evident in remains.] Body X-rayed. Dr. says it is Warren. [Attorney Lloyd KERNS - says physical evidence in conflict. Family won't accept this as their son and husband. They hope he's alive.]
REPORTER: Doug. Drake

(Birmingham, Alabama) Black, Bill Terry, 20, refused burial in white cemetery. Ceremony held for him outside gates. [SPKR. - says no room for Terry at Elmwood Cemetery. Cites ironies of United States being land of free and home of the brave.] Mother not angry, but hurt.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Drake, Doug.;
Huntley, Chet;
Matney, Bill

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