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North Korea / Threats / House Committee #4927

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 25, 1969
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(Studio) North Korea tells United States they're ready to return retaliation for retaliation. South Korean President Chung Hee Park says should be limit to provocation United States and South Korea can take. House Committee discusses reconnaissance flights.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) General Earle Wheeler says it was impossible to save Pueblo, but plane searched for quickly. Representative Otis Pike notes that both vessels were lost. [Chairperson Joint Chiefs Staff WHEELER - calls reconnaissance vital.] [Chairperson Armed Services Committee PIKE - says flights not worth cost and United States response to nuclear attack would be slow.] Hearings reflect crisis in confidence of US military.
REPORTER: Bill Downs

Downs, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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