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Vietnamese Refugees #318228

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 27, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Garden Grove, California: David Dow) Pub. Tap Van Pham reported killed by fire bomb in Garden Grove, California. Friends and police quoted regarding Pham's death and mag. [Garden Grove police department sergeant Phil MASON - says Fam had been threatened because of magazine ads.] Ads. discussed. Militant minority reported opposing help to those still living in Vietnam. [Newspaper editor Nguyen TU A - comments on situation.] Other related violent incidents discussed. Former Vietnamese hsing. official reported shot in 1986 in California; details given, scenes shown. Houston, Texas, incident detailed; scenes shown. Harvard scholar shown indicating where he was nearly killed after urging better relations with Vietnam. Prof. Edward Cooperman mentioned killed in California State Univ. at Fullerton office; details given, scenes shown. [Widow Klaaske COOPERMAN - comments on death threats.] Vietnamese party to exterminate communists &restore nation reported claiming responsibility for many murders. [MASON - comments on situation.] [TU A - complains of fear and intimidation.] Impact of violent minority upon remaining American Vietnamese noted.

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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