NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1969
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(Studio) 2 American POWs speak at news conference of brutal treatment by North Vietnam. Defense Department says 401 known POWs and 950 MIAs.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) [Lieutenant Robert FRISHMAN - tells of treatment after capture. Was refused med. treatment. Forced to sit in chair until he passed out. Hanoi should live up to humane treatment claims. Describes torture. Promised buddies he'd tell the truth.] Seaman Doug. Hegdahl shown.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski
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