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Missing Plane / Meeting / Bodies / Laird / News Cone. #445132

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 17, 1969
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(Studio) After United States reconnaissance plane shot down, North Korea requested meeting with United States at Panmunjom. Mtg. takes place at 9 p.m. EST tonight. American destroyer finds 2 bodies. Defense Secretary Melvin Laird gave details to newspaper editors group. [LAIRD - says 190 flights in that area over past 3 mos. Crew instructed not to approach closer than 40 mile Nothing unusual about mission.] President Nixon to comment about plane incident at news conference Friday at 11:30 a. m. EST live on NBC.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David
Duration:
00:02:20

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