CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 1984
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(Studio) Vietnam attack on Cambodian base near Thailand today said illustrating legacy of Vietnam war.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Plight of Amerasians such as Lance Schado trapped in Vietnam examined; films shown. [Pearl South Buck Fndn. spokesperson John SHADE - notes Amerasians' lack of future in Vietnam.] Agreement between United States and Vietnam to allow children into United States within next 3 years recalled. [Michael and Tee SCHADO - describe frustration in getting son out of Vietnam.] Lance Schado's current status in Vietnam described. [State Department refugee bureau spokesperson Robert FUNSETH - blames Vietnam for not giving Schado an exit permit.] [Vietnam ambassador to United Nations Hoang Bich SON - (thru translator) blames US bureaucracy.] Effect on program of both ntns.' reliance on political semantics to get Amerasians out of Vietnam explained. [SHADE - believes United States should concede semantic issue for sake of children.] [Tee SCHADO - prays for son.] [Michael SCHADO - notes implications of State Department's procedure.] [FUNSETH - claims all Amerasian families will be out of Vietnam within 3 years]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel