Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton

Alvin Townley spoke by phone about a May 2, 1966, interview inside a Hanoi prison with Vietnam War prisoner of war and Navy aviator Jeremiah Denton. During the… read more

Alvin Townley spoke by phone about a May 2, 1966, interview inside a Hanoi prison with Vietnam War prisoner of war and Navy aviator Jeremiah Denton. During the interview, then-Commander Denton blinked the word “torture” in Morse code. Mr. Townley is the author of Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned.

Following Mr. Townley’s remarks, the three-minute interview with Jeremiah Denton, conducted by a Japanese reporter, was shown. close

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Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton

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Program ID:
408817-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 01, 2016 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 30, 2016 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 01, 2016 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2016 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2016 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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