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Vietnam / MIAs / Photo / The Families #581740

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 18, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Report from Vietnam that the remains of Colonel John Robertson, one of the three pilots shown in the mystery photo, is dead and that his remains were turned over to the United States last year featured; photograph shown of several more pictures and letters alleged to be of and from MIAs. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - cites instances of dummy evidence.] [American Defense Institution retired Captain Eugene McDANIEL - says there are hundreds of prisoners all over Southeast Asia.] [Vietnam ambassador to United Nations NGUYEN Khan - responds.]

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Story of the MIA (missing in action) families who do not believe the Pentagon's statements about the missing servicemen featured. [Wife Barbara ROBERTSON - talks about being in limbo.] [Robertson's daughter Deborah Robertson BARDSLEY - says she has done series of interviews.] Case of Major Hugh Fanning, whose remains were identified, buried and then exhumed by his wife, detailed. [Wife Kathryn FANNING - criticizes the Marines.] [Forensic anthropologist Sam DUNLAP - says people are being shafted by the government.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Lewis, George

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