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Humanitarian Aid / Congress / Viet Cong #239824

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 07, 1975
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(Studio) Congress reconvenes; focuses on plight of people in Indochina.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Congress meeting held supporting more orphan airlifts out of South Vietnam. [Representative Paul TSONGAS - says if airlift stopped now, it would be sign of tokenism.] [Representative William STEIGER - doesn't think Vietnam children should be made pol. football.] Senate Democratic policy meeting focuses on humanitarian aid to South Vietnam and Cambodia [Senator Mike MANSFIELD - thinks humanitarian aid should be allocated through international agencies, not government] Congress all but ignores admin.'s request for military aid.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) In Geneva, Viet Cong asks United Nations to speed help for refugees in captured areas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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