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Hong Kong / Clinton / Lee Visit / Vietnamese #375005

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 1997
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) President Clinton's meeting with Hong Kong officials discussing China's takeover of Hong Kong reported; photograph shown of Martin Lee meeting with Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.

(Hong Kong: Barry Petersen) The concerns of Vietnamese refugees in Hong Kong about the takeover by China featured; details given of the men's claims of ties to the US. [REFUGEE - says he is there because he worked with the United States special forces during the war.] Details of the Catch-22 situation created by American officials who will not admit the Vietnamese worked for the United States explained. [Retired United States commander Frank JACKS - says the US government owes these men.]

Petersen, Barry;
Zahn, Paula

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