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Amerasians / Tuyet Mai Story #113811

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 11, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(California: Stone Phillips) Complications in story of reunion of Vietnamese girl Tuyet Mai and American father, Vietnam veteran Barry Huntoon, reported; details given, scenes shown. [TUYET Mai - (thru translator) says cares only about father.] Background of wartime romance given; scenes shown from "20/20"; "Life" magazine story about Amerasians noted. [HUNTOON - says recognized daughter.] Scenes shown of October 1987 reunion of Tuyet Mai and Huntoon. Confession by alleged mother Tranh Thi Ba that she lied in order to get into United States reported [TRANH - (thru translator) comments.] [HUNTOON -says considers Tuyet Mai his daughter.] State Department's position on Amerasians mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Phillips, Stone

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