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Southeast Asia / United States Delegation / Laos #259347

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1978
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(Studio) Return to Washington, DC of United States delegation from S.E. Asia trip that incld. stop in Laos reported Laotian government's attempts to better relations with United States in order to get aid noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Vientiane, Laos) Details given about life in Vientiane and Laos in general Escape of many Laotians across Mekong River to Thailand noted. Mixed views of Laotians about Communist government and of United States and other diplomats re: degree of control Vietnam has over Laos described. Problems with Laos' rice crop this year and outlook for cntry.'s food situation given. Aid from World Food Org. mentioned. Immediate outlook for Laos described.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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