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Vietnam / Asian Refugees / Thailand #246606

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 24, 1976
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(Studio) North Vietnam and South Vietnam declare they are a unified country Report on refugee problem created by Communist takeover of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Thailand) Next group of refugees bound for United States will come from refugee camps. 70,000 live in refugee camps in Thailand. Largest number are from Laos. Camps described. Thailand sees refugees as barrier to friendly relations with Communist neighbors. Camps kept unattractive to deter refugees. UN High Commission for Refugees provides funds for housing. United States immigration representatives screen possible immigrants. American quota almost filled. Apart from France, no cntrys. have shown any interest in refugees. Most refugees here will end up homeless and dependent on United Nations aid.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

Reporter(s):
Collins, Peter;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:50

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