× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

US-Vietnam Relations / MIA's #49298

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 03, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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

Brannigan, Bill;
Ratner, Vic;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.