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POWs / United Nations / Raid / Agnew / Rogers / Medals #448944

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 25, 1970
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(Studio) Defense Department reports 22 POWS have died in North Vietnam; United Nations asks North Vietnam let Red Cross visit POWs.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) [Vice President Spiro AGNEW - denounces critics of prisoners of war rescue attempt; blames intelligence lack for failure.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates KTTV-TV newsfilm)

(DC) [Defense Secretary Melvin LAIRD - says Agnew not briefed on raid.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Secretary of State William Rogers says raid can't hurt Paris Peace Talks.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Rogers says Vietnamization must be proven to Hanoi.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Nixon decorates raid leaders; 50 men in raid; 4 get medals.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [NIXON - praises raiders; says men knew 50% chance of death.] Colonel Arthur Simons, sergeant Tyrone Adderly, sergeant Leroy Wright, Brigadier General Leroy Manor decorated.
REPORTER: No reporter given

Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard

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