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South Vietnam Refugees / Leadership #37483

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1975
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(Studio) Last United States Navy ship to leave waters off South Vietnam arrives in Philippines with 177 refugees. Captain of freighter bringing 5000 refugees to Guam says about 50,000 Vietnam left behind in boats off Saigon. Former South Vietnam Premier Nguyen Cao Ky among Vietnam refugees at Camp Pendleton.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Camp Pendleton, California) Ky says he's ready to become leader of South Vietnam refugees. [Ky - says refugees need organization, guidance and he's willing to help them. Refugees greet him warmly.] New refugee leader Khuong Huu Dieu. [DIEU - says 1st action is to form nucleus of responsible people and get some organization in camp.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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