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Petty Crime / Refugee Camps #241590

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 22, 1975
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(Studio) Report on crime at refugee center
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saigon, South Vietnam) 1969 film shown. Young petty criminals roamed city on motorcycles.

(Fort Chaffee, Arkansas) Some youths here known as "Saigon Cowboys" due to their rowdiness, delinquency and petty thievery. 45 cases before magistrate since May; many involve shoplifting. Refugees who've committed petty crimes shown. Young men idle, bored and have little chance of getting United States sponsor. Restrictions put on beer drinking. Some say finding meaningful place in American society would help youths more.

Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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