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South Vietnam / Refugee Problem #481891

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 24, 1975
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(Studio) In South Vietnam, Danang isolated when North Vietnam seize 2 more provinces. Danang can be supplied only by boat or air; situation complicates refugee problem.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Danang, South Vietnam) Refugees using any mode of transportation possible for flight to safety. All roads south of Hue cut; many refugees cram onto ship for ride to Danang. In confusion, families separated, children lost. Other refugees charted small fishing boats; many capsized and sank along way. Govt. doesn't know what to do with hundreds of thousands of new refugees now in Danang. Communist forces have now cut off north sector of cntry.; refugees not safe yet.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

(Central Highlands) Aerial view of 60 mile long refugee convoy shown as it winds down from central highlands; refugees coming under Communist fire.
REPORTER: Brian Barron (BBC)

Barron, Brian;
Brokaw, Tom;
Reynolds, Jack

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