NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 03, 1975
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(Studio) President discloses 2000 orphans to be airlifted out of South Vietnam; children already adopted by American families. Already, some South Vietnam orphans in United States and on way to new homes.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(San Francisco, California) 57 orphans arrive in California; originally 500 were to make trip. Army provides facilities to process children into country Bulk of processing has to do with health. Calls coming in from people all over country wanting to adopt these children.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
(Denver, Colorado) Colorado-based Friends for All Children unable to accommodate thousands calling wanting to adopt Vietnam orphans; agencies have had waiting lists for more than year [Adoption official Cheryl MARKSON - says agency trying very hard to get rest of adopted children out of South Vietnam, but nothing can be guaranteed.]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson