People: Feb. 17, 1967

The black pajamas she was wearing were not as chic as the haute couture dresses she had modeled in Paris. Still, Michele Ray, 28, now a French magazine correspondent in Viet Nam, looked fetching in the outfit tailored for her by her Viet Cong captors. Last week, after spending 21 days with the V.C., Michele strolled into a government-held village. Well, what had it been like? Oh, not bad, said Michele. As a matter of fact, she made it sound cozy. The Cong had treated her "more like a guest than a captive," playing...

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