ACCESSION NUMBER:243024 FILE ID:EPF205 DATE:09/15/92 TITLE:DEFENSE DEPARTMENT REPORT, SEPTEMBER 15 (09/15/92) TEXT:*92091505.EPF *EPF205 09/15/92 * DEFENSE DEPARTMENT REPORT, SEPTEMBER 15 (POW/MIA documents) (300) News Briefing: Deputy Spokesman Bob Hall briefed. Following is an unofficial transcript of East Asia/Pacific excerpts: (begin unofficial transcript) POW/MIA DOCUMENTS HALL: Today, we have the fourth set of documents in response to the July 22nd presidential executive order to review and make available to the public the Vietnam era POW/MIA documents. These documents, which are about -- the ones we have today are about 4,700 pages. That makes a total so far to date of about 87,000 pages. And these today come from intelligence archives, primarily from the services, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, DIA, U.S. Pacific Command, and the State Department, intelligence organizations, and they span the years 1966 to 1992. There are also memos, letters and other official correspondence. As before, we have one copy of today's release in the reading room over at 2-E-776 and the release should also be available in the Library of Congress Microform Reading Room at the Adams Building and the interlibrary loan program by September 30th. The number in terms of getting access to the past documents and these new ones at the Library of Congress, you need to contact the photo duplication 1ervice at the Library of Congress and the number is 202-707-5640. At 1:00 today, as in the past, we'll have someone from the POW-MIA office who can talk about the types of documents that are included in this collection. He'll give you the generic things about why these ones were chosen -- why -- the certain types of information have to be redacted, but he's not going to be able to do a comparison of document to document. (end unofficial transcript) NNNN .