American soldiers being taken as prisoners in Vietnam by Viet Cong
Vietnam Date:1970, August 31 Duration:3 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Air kinescope of TV news broadcast about U.S. soldiers taken as prisoners if war (POWs) by the Viet Cong. Large illustration of POWs on wall behind newscaster. A map of Vietnam highlights Con Thien, on the Vietnam-Laos border. Viet Cong film shows them, covered with foliage camouflage, firing small arms as they move through brush and surprise a group of American soldiers who surrender and are taken prisoner. The Americans are escorted by armed Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army soldiers. Views of individual American POWs. The news anchor speaks with a sign in the background that reads ' Causality reporting officer '
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