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POWs / Perot / MIA Wives / Peace Talks / Habib #443962

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 1969
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(Studio) Texas millionaire, H. Ross Perot, flies from Alaska to Denmark. To go to USSR to ask them to send gifts to American POWs in Hanoi. In Paris, 3 MIA wives met with North Vietnam to find out husbands' status. No information American Ambassador Philip Habib gives North Vietnam list of 1406 MIAs, and asks they be identified as POWs or dead. North Vietnam denounces it as "perfidious maneuver."
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Paris, France) [Ambassador HABIB - says government releases list of all American MIAs. Hopes other side may tell us status of men on basis of humanitarian concern for prisoners of war families. Wants both sides to talk of prisoners of war repatriation and early release.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Huntley, Chet

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