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Vietnam / Report On V.D. #12731

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 06, 1971
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(Studio) Fight to control V.D. in Vietnam.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Nha Be, South Vietnam) Navy can't do anything about prostitution, but now have agreement with bar owners that bar girls can't work unless get medical checks. Navy medical personnel unofficially treat prostitutes. [Navy doctor Lieutenant Robert OLSON - when 1st came to base just treated cases as came in, then decided to get to source of problem. Treatment figures for bar girls and GIs down since started treating bar girls.] Other bases still have problem; many refuse to admit problem exists.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

Smith, Howard K.;
Tuckner, Howard

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