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Tennessee / Cambodian Refugee #289880

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 22, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chattanooga, Tennessee) Cambodian refugee Linn Yann noted winning spelling bee. [YANN - spells acronym.] Her family's background before entering United States 4 years ago described. [YANN - recalls forced labor camp.] [Family's sponsor Prissy THRASH - notes family's fate had mother not saved children.] Si Fun Cho's job here noted; teacher Sue Ann Sparkman's efforts to help Linn Yann noted. [SPARKMAN - describes Linn Yann's background, motivation.] [Mother Si Fun CHO - praises daughter.] Linn Yann noted competing for national spelling finals in DC. [YANN - spells biospeleology, phenomenon.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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