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Pueblo Affair / Lacy and Harris Testimonies / Football #444500

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 1969
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(Studio) Officer testifies he couldn't get more equipment to make Pueblo safer. Secret papers captured by North Korea because they couldn't be destroyed fast enough.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Coronado, California) Ship's engineer Gene Lacy says Pueblo couldn't resist boarding; Bucher had no choice but to surrender. Lacy says scuttling ship would take too long. Ship too small and old for spy mission. Supply Officer Lieutenant Timothy Harris says incinerator not constantly in use to destroy documents. [Commander Lloyd BUCHER - officers tried to reconstruct what happened while in North Korea.] Pueblo crew plays touch football with other Navy unit.
REPORTER: David Burrington (narrates)

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Burrington, David
Duration:
00:02:50

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