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Congress / Refugees, Orphans / Agency For International Development #239845

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 08, 1975
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(Studio) House and Senator open 1st debates on South Vietnam refugees and orphans
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Ed Kennedy dismayed over health of South Vietnam orphans; presses AID chief Daniel Parker about poor physical conditions of orphans rptdly. recing. AID support. [KENNEDY - questions Parker about conditions of orphanages in South Vietnam.] [Agency International Dvt. PARKER - says AID has provided all assistance orphanages have requested.] Kennedy criticizes State Department for not providing funds for refugees under Communist control. [State Department spokesperson Robert MILLER - shuns answering questions.] [Representative Joshua EILBERG - reprimands Parker for not informing Congress of plans to airlift approximately 4000 more babies.] President plans to reveal new administration policy with regard to South Vietnam on Thursday
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:02:20

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