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Vietnam / Americans Leave #247332

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 01, 1976
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(Studio) Most remaining Americans leave Vietnam.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Bangkok, Thailand) Evacuees filmed. Some Americans chose to stay. United Nations plane evacuates those leaving. Permission for Americans to leave thought effort by Socialist Republic of Vietnam to attract needed United States aid. Campaign `76 noted. (US busman. Frederick GULDEN - speaks of bad conditions in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon).] [UN high commission for refugees Alexander CASELLA - speaks of others who remain in Vietnam.] [Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere worker Kerry HEUBECK - was reluctant to leave; had no fear.] [GULDEN - says Americans treated very well.] Situation for refugees in Thailand described. United States still presses for information with regard to MIAs; Vietnam wants promise of United States aid first.
REPORTER: Barry Kalb

Kalb, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob

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