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Missing Plane / Bucher / Relatives / Kitty Hawk #445113

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 16, 1969
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(Studio) Pueblo Commander Lloyd Bucher says North Korea to continue attacking American ships and planes unless United States stops it. Parents of downed men react with hope and despair. Parents of pilot James Overstreet felt government didn't do all it could.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Simi, California) [Mrs. Margie GILLESPIE - says son wanted to go on plane. He was proud of what he did.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Camas, WA) [Chester SUNDBY - says doesn't believe in war, but didn't force son to be conscientious objector.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Phoenix, Arizona) [Mrs. Richard SMITH - says United States shouldn't be so passive. Should deal with Communists by being ruthless.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Brooklyn, Mississippi) [H. C. OVERSTREET - says United States didn't learn from Pueblo affair how to protect boys. Plane unarmed and couldn't defend self.] [Mrs. OVERSTREET - says son proud of what he was doing.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) USS Kitty Hawk put out to sea to help with search after docking at Hong Kong.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet

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