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Vietnam / Blockade-POW Families Reaction #464476

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 09, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon calls on Americans to support him and his Vietnam policy. Before he could always count on support of families of American POWs.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(DC) Families of American POW's in Vietnam have grown impatient to get men back. Even League of Families, largest and oldest organization, now demands appointment to express extreme distress. [Mrs. Sara Frances SHAY - whose son is missing in action, frightened with Nixon's speech. Hopes it is not introduction to greater conflict.] [Mrs. Elaine HOFFSON - says action shows sincerity on part of President and nation to end fighting.] [Mrs. Evelyn GRUBB - thinks President has listened to prisoners of war families, but not enough.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Nessen, Ron;
Utley, Garrick

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