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(Studio) Refugees continue to leave South Vietnam and other parts of Indochina after Communist take-over. State Department recommends United States admit 15,000. White House studies request.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Refugees in Thailand and on boats noted. United States has admitted 145,000 since 1975 fall of Saigon. [State Department Henry CUSHING - speaks of problem.] [Representative Joshua EILBERG - doubts wisdom of admitting more such refugees.] Reaction of Congress doubtful.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb
(Studio) Life in Thailand refugee camp featured.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Thailand Refugee Camp) Camp has housed Laos refugees 2 or' more years Many suffer acute mental depression. [DOCTOR - speaks of patients' condition.] Some move on to new lives; most don't. Doctor's description of 4 stages of refugee state of mind explained.
REPORTER: Peter Collins
- Collins, Peter;
- Kalb, Bernard;
- Rather, Dan
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