ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 1975
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(Studio) In area around Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, some initial hostility toward North Vietnam refugees seems to be disappearing.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Fort Chaffee, Arkansas) [Fort Smith city manager Ray RILEY - says attitudes change as more information learned about refugee plan; refugees to be moved from military bases to American sponsors in relatively short time.] Fort Smith children asked to bring toys for refugee children as sign of good will. [CHILDREN - discuss refugees and collection of toys.] People prepare to donate clothes for refugees. [Fort Smith resident Marsha CHEEK - says she's helping refugees because they've lost their home, belongings and cntry.] Army needs 200 civilians to work at Fort Chaffee while refugees here, so Fort Smith economy being helped by refugees.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs
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