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Vietnam Refugees / Vermont #241790

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 08, 1975
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(Studio) Report on Vietnam refugee resettlement.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Island Pond, VT) Pop. 1200; Rudy Vallee born here. [Baptist minute Rev. Arthur MATTEAU - says churches and others pledge to help Vietnam refugee family.] Joseph Goldovitz offers family full partnership in his restaurant. Living qtrs. upstairs. [GOLDOVITZ - calls it Christian thing to do.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Indian Town Gap, Pennsylvania) 15-member family waits here; background cited.
REPORTER: David Culhane (WHP-TV)

(Island Pond, VT) Part of town disapproved due to high cost of educating children and 10% unemployment in area. [Labor council president George MACLEAY - says can't afford to bring people into area.] [Selectman Joseph WADE - says not right for federal government to hand people over for town to take care of.] [GOLDOVITZ - says family could take care of self with proper opportunity.] [MATTEAU - says can help people who don't have anything.] Family headed for Santa Barbara, California.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Culhane, David;
Mudd, Roger

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