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Vietnam Remembered (Part VII: Amerasian Children) #303434

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 08, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(No location given) Impact of Vietnam war on that cntry.'s children and efforts of Vietnamese children now living in United States to adjust examined; 1975 crash in Saigon of United States plane loaded with Vietnamese children bound for US recalled. Allen and Linda Reynolds' adoption of James and Nathan, Vietnamese children, noted. [Linda REYNOLDS - cites children's freedom in US.] Adoptees Dirk Moral, James Matthew Zimmerly mentioned; historic photograph of Nani Heill and brother in Vietnam shown, explained. [Evie HEILL - explains adopting Nani.] [Ding KWONG - discusses escaping Vietnam.] [Trang VU - recalls praying for escape.] [My LIN - is homesick.] [Teacher Francine BLACK - notes students' continued psychological scars.] Emotional problems unique to Amerasian children discussed; Gerry Lamberg's success in getting his children out noted. [Donna and Gerry LAMBERG - describe children's conditions.] [BLACK - praises group resilience.]

Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan

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