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MIA Search #471702

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 03, 1973
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(Studio) Search team looking for MIAs. Film complete. [From 5:48:50.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Near Danang) Most search parties in South Vietnam. More than 95% crashes occurred in disputed or Communist territory. [Casualty Resolution Center spokesperson General Robert KINSTON - says work frustrating because team not allowed to go into Communist or disputed countries.]
REPORTER: Paul Udell

(Los Angeles, California) VIVA conts. sending MIA (missing in action) bracelets and brochures just as POW bracelets sent before their return. Defense Department doesn't think it's a good idea. [MIA (missing in action) wife Mrs. Mary HELBER - knows that men seldom survive jet crashes, but wants to know what happened and if possibly alive.] Defense Department feels MIA (missing in action) search almost useless. VIVA to continue MIA (missing in action) project as long as money available.

Chancellor, John;
Neal, Roy;
Udell, Paul

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