NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 18, 1972
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(Studio) Seems 3 POW's released by North Vietnam will start hack to United States next weekend. Freed at ceremony in headquarters of People's Army in Hanoi, North Vietnam. 3 are: Major Edward Elias; Lieutenant Norris Charles; Lieutenant Markham Gartley. Each thank North Vietnam; hope for early end to war. At ceremony Lieutenant Charles reunited with wife, Olga. Gartley reunited with his mother. Elias had expected wife, or father to be there; but father said today the family decided its presence would not have been in best interests of all the prisoners.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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