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United States Prisoners / China Release #455325

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 1971
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(Studio) Prisoners Richard Fecteau and Mary Ann Harbert freed by People's Republic of China; conditions described; both at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, hospital.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Phoenixville, Pennsylvania) Both prisoners said in basically good condition; won't talk to newsmen. [State Department Alan ROMBERG - says ex-prisoners requested privacy; don't want press talks yet.] [Colonel Leonard JOHNSON - describes flight to United States with prisoners, their condition and reactions.] Miss Harbert permits pictures; says glad to be home, feels great.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Studio) United States officials no longer deny Fecteau and John Downey on espionage mission.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert

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