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Texas / Vietnam Refugees #277067

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 14, 1981
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(Studio) Competition in Galveston Bay between Vietnam and Houston shrimp fishermen noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Houston, Texas) Suit brought by former Vietnam army Colonel Nguyen Van Nam against Texas Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, led by Louis Beam, examined; suit noted also chging. Texas shrimpers with acts of intimidation against refugee shrimpers. Alabama Klan Watch attorney Morris Dees, representative the Vietnam refugees, said feeling case involves Ku Klux Klan violence in general Videotape of Ku Klux Klan paramilitary training session, shot by Rice Univ. student Wayne Derrick, shown, discussed. [BEAM - says Ku Klux Klan is willing to train American fishermen to take on Vietnamese.] Photo of Ku Klux Klan on shrimp boat seen in Seabrook, Texas, area shown. Decision said expected soon.
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Rather, Dan

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