The Rest of That Controversial POW Report

A RUSSIAN TRANSLATION OF A NORTH VIETNAMESE REPORT HAS been grabbing headlines because of its suggestion that Hanoi held more American POWs than it had previously revealed. So far, only a few pages of the report have been made public, but TIME has obtained the entire 25-page translation. Elsewhere in the report are disclosures about efforts to recruit South Vietnamese politicians as agents, planned assassinations and programs to collect and publish information on American "crimes." Because there are references to a "speaker," the Russian report may well be an inexact transcription of an oral briefing, which could account for the inflated...

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