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(Studio) Arrest in Thailand of James "Bo" Gritz, former Green Beret involved in search and rescue missions of American POWs in Laos, reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Nakhon Phanom, Thailand) Chgs. against Gritz discussed; films shown. [GRITZ - thinks POWs-MIAs should be supported.] Gritz's secret operations into Laos said partially financed by actors Clint Eastwood and William Shatner; possible government involvement in the affair mentioned subject of closed Senator hearings. Eastwood thought informing President Reagan of Gritz's operations. [GRITZ - thinks issue is public.]
REPORTER: Neil Davis
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Davis, Neil
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