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  • Monday Nov 17 | via Stars and Stripes 

    John Downey, judge and longest held POW in US histor...

    CIA officer John T. Downey crosses into Hong Kong on March 12, 1973, after 20 years, 3 months, and 14 days in a Chinese prison. In this March 13, 1973 file photo, John T. Downey, a former Central Intelligence Agency agent who spent 20 years as a prisoner in China during the Cold War, speaks during a news conference in New Britain, Conn.