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POW's Freed #466286

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1972
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(Studio) 3 POWs freed in Hanoi, North Vietnam.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Hanoi, North Vietnam) Release ceremony held Sunday Mrs. Minnie Lee Gartley, Mrs. Olga Charles, relatives of 2 POWs. 3 Airmen came out: Lieutenant Norris Charles, Lieutenant Mark Gartley, Lieutenant Edward Elias, whose family had decided against meeting him in Hanoi. [Lieutenant GARTLEY - speaks of unique, emotional situation.] [North Vietnam OFFICIAL speaks in Vietnamese.] Press conference held later. North Vietnam said desiring maximum publicity of event. Gartley, his mother, antiwar activist David Dellinger identified. Dellinger had come to Hanoi to arrange the release. Happiest looking person said to be Mrs. Charles.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (Narrates film)

Chancellor, John

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