NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 22, 1979
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(Studio) United States Marine Corps Pfc. Robert Garwood's return from Vietnam after being listed as POW for 13 years and collaboration chgs. placed against him reported Garwood's flight from Hanoi to Bangkok to Okinawa noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) Garwood's preparation in Ho Chi Minh City for trip to United States noted; films shown. Garwood's difficulty with English language in relationship to Vietnamese cited. [GARWOOD - talks about Marine Corps, stay in Vietnam.] Garwood's response upon landing in Bangkok detailed. [GARWOOD - sends message to family.]
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds
(Greensburg, IN) Receipt of message by family in Greensburg, IN, noted. [Mother Helen GARWOOD - comments.] [Father Jack GARWOOD - comments; responds to chgs. against son.] Reaction to chgs. against Garwood by residents of hometown outlined. [American Legion Commander Jack BAYLESS - comments.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins
(Studio) Chgs. against Garwood detailed.