The story of the USS Pueblo and its capture by North Korea

November 30, 2021
USS Pueblo (AGER-2) off San Diego, California, 19 October 1967USS Pueblo (AGER-2) off San Diego, California, 19 October 1967Credit Public Domain
USS Pueblo off San Diego, California, October 19, 1967.

An American ship named after a Colorado city sits on a river in Pyongyang. It's the USS Pueblo, the only U.S. naval vessel held captive by a foreign government. It was taken in 1968 and the crew was captured and tortured before their eventual release. As Colorado Matters marks 20 years of sharing stories from across the state, we're revisiting some of our most memorable discussions, like this 2018 interview with Jack Cheevers, author of an "Act of War."