NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 27, 1972
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(Studio) 3 American POW's released by North Vietnam, land in Moscow, USSR . American embassy officials offer them lodging, medical care, and Air Force flight home, but they decline.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Moscow, USSR ) POW's escorted by American antiwar activists include David Dellinger. POWs, Lieutenant Norris Charles, Lieutenant Mark Gartley, Major Edward Elias, receive no fanfare. Western reporters and photographers surround them in terminal. [Peace committee's. Prof. Richard Falk resists United States charge Adolph Dubs' offers to POW's.] [DUBS - says he wants to facilitate POW's speedy and rapid return home.] [ELIAS - says how he will feel on returning depends on many things.] [GARTLEY - says group is tired from trip.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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