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South Vietnam, American Evacuation / Guam #482393

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1975
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(Studio) American airlift bringing about 5000 people per day out of Saigon; 1st stop-over for processing now in Guam.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Anderson AFB, Guam) Thousands of refugees arrive in Guam. Refugees mostly upper middle and upper class. Refugees hsed. in World War II barracks till immigration officials allow entry into US. [Vietnam REFUGEE - describes feelings after leaving home cntry.; discusses future.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Refugees to be hsed. for time in 9 Army camps. Church groups, American Red Cross, and government all making plans for refugees.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Indochina task force meets round the clock to deal with evacuation problems. No. of Americans in South Vietnam down to 1681. Task force must help resettle South Vietnam refugees in US. [Task force director, Ambassador Dean BROWN - says no one area to be flooded with evacuees; some fine people to come out of this effort.]
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) If military situation remains quiet in Saigon, more than 100,000 South Vietnam may be airlifted out.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:05:20

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