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Laos / MIAs #94392

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 20, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bangkok, Thailand) Joint US-Laotian effort to locate remains of American crew downed over Laos in 1972 and listed as MIA (missing in action) examined; films shown. [Team MBR. - describes findings so far.] [Lieutenant Colonel Joe HARVEY - is confident idens. will be made from remains.] Significance of Laotian government's cooperation for determining fates of remaining MIAs in S.E. Asia considered.
REPORTER: Mark Litke

(Studio) [Laos crash survivor sergeant Carl STEVENS, Junior - describes crash; reacts to Laotian cooperation.] [POW/MIA (missing in action) adviser Colonel Jerry VENANZI - discusses implications of Laotian government's approach to issue; expectations of MIA (missing in action) families.] [STEVENS - believes US-Laos search is good.] [VENANZI - comments on only remaining official American POW.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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