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(Studio) Secretary Defense Melvin Laird defends prisoners of war raid before Senate Foreign Relations Committee
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) [LAIRD - says raid gave POWs new hope.] [Senator George AIKEN - says can't criticize raid; asks about bomb raids.] [LAIRD - denies bombing resumption; says no written agreement permitting United States reconnaissance flights.] [Senator Jacob JAVITS - asks if bombing cessation called.] [LAIRD - says would ask for bombing resumption if North Vietnam violate agreement again.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
- Chancellor, John
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