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US-Vietnam Relations / MIA's #49298

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 03, 1977
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(Studio) US-Vietnam Paris talks end; will resume later. Vietnam to hand over 20 more MIA's.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Paris, France) Announcement comes after meeting [Assistant Secretary of State Richard HOLBROOKE - no list of names to be made public till after central identification lab in Hawaii verifies identities.] United States is hampered in 2nd round of talks by congress opposition to aid for Vietnam; it may now be lessened.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

(Studio) Remaining MIA's noted. Washington, DC reacts to new information and 1 officer is buried after being missing over 10 years
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia) Burial of Commander James Evans in Arlington National Cemetery noted. Representative G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery says new list of MIA's shows Vietnam making effort to locate United States casualties. [MONTGOMERY - thinks it's good sign; believes Vietnam needs United States to improve industry development Says no deals have been made.] Montgomery says he believes Vietnam can find up to 150 more MIA's and others may never be found.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner

Reporter(s):
Brannigan, Bill;
Ratner, Vic;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:03:10

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