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Hmong Refugees #297719

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 24, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Fresno, California) Assimilation problems faced by Hmong refugees in Fresno, California, region examined; films shown. [Cnty. supervisor Vernon CONRAD - notes county faces econ. disaster due to refugees' needs.] Hmong's role in aiding CIA during Vietnam war recalled. [Hmong leader Tony VANG - notes refugees were forced to leave Laos or die.] Hmong refugees' economy status in area considered. [CONRAD - notes nation has to cope, can't reject Hmongs.] [Farming instructor Henry THORNE - describes refugees' effort to learn United States agriculture methods.] [Refugee cncl. chairperson Reverend Norman JOHNSHOY - feel Hmong don't want to be on welfare.] [VANG - claims welfare is understood as only temporary.] No. Hmong still in Thai refugee camps mentioned.
REPORTER: Carlos Aguilar

Aguilar, Carlos;
Dean, Morton

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