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Mrs. Ford Visits Camp Pendleton #240110

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1975
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(Studio) 1st Lady Betty Ford visits refugees at Camp Pendleton, California.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Camp Pendleton, California) Mrs. Ford amazed at size of Vietnam families and number of children. Immigration officials say security checks holding up refugee resettlement. Finding qualified sponsors for refugees difficult. Mrs. Ford visits briefly with former South Vietnam Premier Nguyen Cao Ky. [Mrs. FORD - says United States will be proud to have Vietnam as American citizens.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Camp Pendleton having resettlement problems, although 58% are white collar, professional or skilled workers; resettlement to be even more difficult for refugees still on Guam; 45% of refugees there are peasant farmers and fishermen; 21,000 illiterate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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