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Pueblo Crew Release / Cambodia Prisoners of War Release / Viet Cong Release Offer(Bar Rolls Through Video) #959

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1968
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(Studio) Pueblo crew may be released. Agreement with North Korea reached. Wording of document to be effected. Pueblo capture by North Korea detailed: Captain Lloyd Bucher, 81 men taken. Territorial waters issue noted. Film from Communist sources shows men in captivity. Treatment said proper. Negotiations delicate; publicity feared. 12 Americans held prisoners of war by Cambodians released. Also 1 South Vietnam. Viet Cong offer to free 3 Americans on Christmas Day. Move seen as Viet Cong effort to get recognition by US, an issue at Paris Peace Talks.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Note: Bar rolls through picture 00:00-03:20.

Reynolds, Frank

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