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Amerasians #114679

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Agreement by Vietnam to allow Amerasian children to emigrate to United States reported Report introduced.

(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Ken Kashiwahara) Story of three American father's return to Vietnam to try to find their Amerasian children and bring them back to United States featured; details given, scenes shown. [Father Don BERGES - says United States government has abandoned these kids.] [Father Don BENSON - expresses anger.] Scenes shown of fathers meeting children in Ho Chi Minh City. [BENSON - talks about daughter.] Reunion of Carl Barefield and son shown. [Voice of BAREFIELD - discusses language barrier.] Benson and Berges shown visiting daughters' homes in Mekong Delta. [BERGES - talks about problems still to go.] Children's dealing with State Department bureaucracy explained; scenes shown. [US consular official John JONES - says govts. of US, Vietnam and Thailand are involved.] [BAREFIELD - expresses disappointment over United States government's barring of son.] [BERGES - wonders what will happen to children.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Kashiwahara, Ken

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