CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1975
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(Studio) Last United States Navy ship used in Saigon evacuation reaches Philippines with 177 refugees; after processing they will be sent to Guam.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Guam) Nearly 80,000 refugees expected on Guam in next week to 10 days. Many refugees picked up at sea by United States ships after they fled Saigon in small boats. [Ship captain Arthur BOUCHER - says he left many crafts and boats of all descriptions with refugees aboard; impossible to bring all on bd. United States ship.] Med. checks 1st step for refugees arriving in Guam. More ships steaming toward Guam as total number of refugees conts. to grow. 1 South Vietnam family's arrival on Guam detailed.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning
(Studio) From Guam, refugees transferred to 1 of 3 military bases in US.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Camp Pendleton, California) Language of American scares refugees most. Fundamental English classes just beginning at Camp Pendleton. Vietnam themselves ask for classes. ire and more, Vietnam taking charge of own lives in refugee camps; each tent city has own mayor. Among latest arrivals is former South Vietnam premier Nguyen Cao Ky.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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