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North Korea Held Americans Prisoner Decades Ago


In 1968, North Korea captured the USS Pueblo and took the ship’s 82 crew members captive for nearly a year. The incident cast a long shadow over relations with Pyongyang, which on Saturday unexpectedly released two other detained Americans. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh spoke with the Pueblo’s former executive officer, for whom the ordeal is never far from mind.

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