Taliban offer of exchange for Army sergeant adds urgency to POW rally; parents are optimistic

  • Article by: JOHN MILLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 22, 2013 - 9:15 PM

HAILEY, Idaho — The tearful mother of the only known U.S. prisoner of war said Saturday she's feeling "very optimistic" about his eventual release after his Taliban captors offered last week to exchange him for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

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