ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 20, 1984
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(Studio) Ceremonies at White House noted. Film of 1st moon walk in 1969 shown, as Apollo XI's moon landing and Neil Armstrong's walk recalled. President Reagan's welcome to Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins cited. Mtg. with families of MIAs in Southeast Asia mentioned to come on MIA-POW Recognition Day. Reports with regard to agreements from Laos and Vietnam about issue noted. United States plane crash in Laos in 1972 mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Vietnam's release of some MIA (missing in action) remains reported [MIA (missing in action) son Greg SANSONE - comments.] Films shown. [REAGAN - comments.] Pentagon's Casualty Resolution Lab. in Honolulu, Hawaii, described. Reports that Vietnam has other MIA (missing in action) remains in Hanoi noted; Vietnam denials stated. [MIA-POW League of Families spokesperson Ann GRIFFIThigh school - comments on remarks from Vietnam.] [MIA (missing in action) father William SKIVINGTON - doesn't believe problem will ever be resolved.] [MIA (missing in action) wife Ann MORRISSEY - comments.] [MIA (missing in action) father Marvin JONES - comments.]
REPORTER: Jack Smith