ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 06, 1976
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(Studio) In Paris, France, Vietnam embassy identifies 12 American airmen killed in Vietnam war for United States embassy. United States State Department says it's pleased, but asks Vietnam to give information on 100's of other MIA's.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Bruce Ducat listed as MIA (missing in action) since 1966; parents have feared today's news since then. [Alexander DUCAT - says was relief, yet they'd hoped it wouldn't come.] [Elizabeth DUCAT - says hope is last thing 1 gives up; says now there's finality to it.] Chairperson of House MIA (missing in action) Committee, Representative G.V. Montgomery, sees no hope for any MIA's to be still alive. [MONTGOMERY - says evidence says no Americans being held prisoner in Vietnam.] United States officials feel Vietnam move is ploy to trade United States MIA (missing in action) names for United States approval of Vietnam application for mbrship. to UN.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner
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