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US-Vietnam Relations / Servicemen's Families' Release #259466

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 1978
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(Studio) Vietnam's beginning of repatriation program for wives and children of Americans noted; families recalled as trapped in Vietnam when Communists took over.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Bangkok, Thailand) Arrival in Bangkok of Air Viet Nam flight bringing families of some United States servicemen and members of Senator Judiciary Committee delegation from Vietnam reported Robert Bailye's flight from job in Africa to be rejoined with wife Kim and son Michael, who he hadn't seen since before Saigon fell in 1975, noted. Delegation's report about talks with Vietnam government officials, include Premier Pham Van Dong, and their desire to normalize relations with United States outlined. [Delegation member Jerry TINKER - thinks Vietnam is anxious for normalization and reconciliation.] [BAILYE - says family looks great.] Vietnam's effort toward normalization with United States now that China (PR) has withdrawn aid programs cited.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Dunning, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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