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Senate Committee Hearings / Vietnam War #457242

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1971
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(Studio) United States Pacification Program in Vietnam Md. tells Senate Subcommittee 6 million civilians in South Vietnam wounded or homeless due to war. Senators Jack Miller and Frank Church argue over handling POWs.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [MILLER - believes can induce North Vietnam to exchange POWs for promise of US withdrawal within 12 mos.] [CHURCH - doesn't think North Vietnam would give up only leverage before commitment for United States withdrawal.] [MILLER - asks what if wrong in thinking POWs will be released after withdrawal.] [CHURCH - thinks history indicates prisoners of war release easy after troop withdrawal.] [MILLER - says doesn't share trust in North Vietnam leaders]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) North Vietnam spokesperson at Paris Peace Talks says prisoners of war question quickly settled after date for United States withdrawal set.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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