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Vietnam Orphans #239765

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 03, 1975
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(Studio) In DC, Agency for International Dvt. working round the clock to handle thousands of offers to adopt and aid thousands of orphaned Vietnam children. AID spokesperson urges persons wanting to help to donate to local organizations or churches. Some orphaned Vietnam children already arrive in US.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Orphans go to sleep and wake up in country not at war. American families very excited as they wait for new sons and daughters. Norbergs have been making preparations for arrival of daughter, Wendy. [Marilyn NORBERG - says daughter with American family in South Vietnam for past 6 mos., so she's very healthy beautiful child.] Hopefully all orphans to be on way to new homes by tomorrow.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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