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Vietnam / Postwar Economy #220707

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1972
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(Studio) As Vietnam war ends, South Vietnam economy changes.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Cost of war, decrease American aid, create poor economy situation for South Vietnam. Entertainment spots for American GI's closed. Nguyen Din Quay, used to work for American construction company, now jobless. His poor living conditions described. When peace comes, family will return to village and farming. Family of Tram Van Tan also featured. Tan is am army lieutenant They raise extra money with chickens. Tan and wife highly educated. [US economy cnslr. in South Vietnam, Charles COOPER - optimistic about prospects for South Vietnam postwar economy]
REPORTER: Richard Wegmer

Mudd, Roger;
Wegmer, Richard

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