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Refugee Problem #36775

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1975
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(Studio) Few of other multitudes of refugees in South Vietnam find safe havens.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Nha Trang, South Vietnam) American consulate staff burns important documents; amid panic, many South Vietnam staff members of consulate left behind in evacuation effort. Retreating South Vietnam soldiers shown in Cam Ranh Bay. Next stop for many refugees Vung Tau.
REPORTER: Kevin Delaney (narrates)

(Vung Tau, South Vietnam) Several evacuation boats from Cam Ranh Bay arrive here on yet another leg of their weary flight from Communists Refugees dazed; fear Vung Tau won't be any safer than so called "safe havens" they've already fled. Personal tragic stories of South Vietnam families recounted. [South Vietnam MAN - believes United States sold out South Vietnam to Communists.]
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

(DC) Efforts underway to find safe and permanent haven for refugees. [Aid administrator Daniel PARKER - says from Vung Tau, refugees to be moved to 7 locations within delta.] 5600 Americans in South Vietnam, mostly Saigon; evacuation plan for Americans not implemented; few leave on own initiative.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Bennett, Jim;
Delaney, Kevin;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Smith, Howard K.

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