I had participated as part of the first delegation from the South to receive prisoners of war at the Hanoi Hilton in 1973. We wrote a popular book, One Day in Hanoi, about our treatment in the North.

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They locked me in a metal box that was just big enough for one person to lie down in. I stayed in that miserable box for nine days.


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