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Southeast Asia / Refugee Search #254455

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 1977
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(Studio) Family separations following Communist takeover in Cambodia in 1975 recalled. American in Thailand seeks his wife.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Thailand) Tony Aponte of New York, New York, a cargo pilot in southe. Asia, lost his wife when Cambodia fell while he was flying cargo to Bangkok. Aponte searches refugee camps along Thai-Cambodia border. [APONTE - describes search.] Similar situations noted. Reports of mass killings and deaths in Cambodia cause Aponte to fear his wife is dead. Hundreds of thousands may have been killed.
REPORTER: Dave Hatcher

Hatcher, Dave;
Mudd, Roger

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