December 2-4, 1992

Senate Select Committee on Paris Peace Accords

DECEMBER 2, 1992

POW-MIA Affairs, Day 1

The committee heard testimony on the second of four final days of hearings on American POW/MIAs following the Vietnam and Korean Wars. The committee heard from three panels of representatives of various veterans and public relations groups on private efforts to raise money and investigate reports of missing American POW/MIAs in Southeast Asia. Issues brought up in the hearing included the illicit industry of creating false photographs and other evidence of American POW/MIAs in order to make money from the families of POW/MIAs. Mr. Compton read the deposition of Marilyn Price of Creative Advantage, who was unable to attend the hearing.

To view the original C-SPAN web page and recording, please click here. The C-SPAN page goes into detail on those who were speaking with links to other C-SPAN POW/MIA recordings and some transcripts of the words spoken during the session. The video is 5 hours, 31 minutes long.

DECEMBER 3, 1992

POW/MIA Affairs, Day 2, Part 1

To view the original C-SPAN web page and recording, please click here. The C-SPAN page goes into detail on those who were speaking with links to other C-SPAN POW/MIA recordings and some transcripts of the words spoken during the session. The video is 4 hours, 42 minutes long.

DECEMBER 3, 1992

POW/MIA Affairs, Day 2, Part 2

The committee heard testimony on the families of POW/MIAs from the Vietnam War in the third of four final hearings by the committee prior to its dissolution at the end of the year. Former Vietnam POW Adm. Stockdale, who also was a vice presidential candidate with independent presidential candidate Ross Perot earlier in the year, testified on his experiences as a POW for seven and a half years. His wife testified on her work during the time her husband was held in Vietnam, when she was one of the organizers of an American support group for families of POWs.

To view the original C-SPAN web page and recording, please click here. The C-SPAN page goes into detail on those who were speaking with links to other C-SPAN POW/MIA recordings and some transcripts of the words spoken during the session. The video is 2 hours, 52 minutes long.

DECEMBER 4, 1992

POW/MIA Affairs, Day 3, Part 1

The committee continued to hear testimony on current efforts to investigate reports of American POW/MIAs in Vietnam on the final day of hearings on POW/MIAs. The committee will issue a report before its dissolution at the end of the year.

To view the original C-SPAN web page and recording, please click here. The C-SPAN page goes into detail on those who were speaking with links to other C-SPAN POW/MIA recordings and some transcripts of the words spoken during the session. The video is 5 hours, 13 minutes long.

DECEMBER 4, 1992

POW/MIA Affairs, Day 3, Part 2

The committee heard testimony on the families of POW/MIAs from the Vietnam War in the last of four hearings before the dissolution of the committee at the end of the year.

To view the original C-SPAN web page and recording, please click here. The C-SPAN page goes into detail on those who were speaking with links to other C-SPAN POW/MIA recordings and some transcripts of the words spoken during the session. The video is 2 hours, 53 minutes long.