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Army / Foreign Marriages #210466

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 20, 1970
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(Studio) Army makes overseas marriages difficult.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Vietnam war produces marriages and many obstacles; red tape takes 1 year; GI must leave country alone in 24 hrs. if girl proven Viet Cong; Air Force conducts classes for prospective grooms; military discourages international weddings. [Chaplain Robert CHRISTIANSEN - many couples know little of each other's language.] [Airman Al SCHMITT - tells of resistance of girlfriend's parents.] [Airman Ron BITEL - tells of parents reaction.] [Airman James ROWE - tells of plans to take Vietnam wife back to US.] GI's discuss problems.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Mudd, Roger;
Threlkeld, Richard

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