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San Francisco / South Vietnam Orphans #482543

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 06, 1975
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(Studio) In San Francisco, California, doctors say 31 of South Vietnam orphans flown to United States last night nearly dead. President greets 1 plane; welcomes more than 300 new arrivals to US.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(San Francisco, California) Pan American jet chartered by Connecticut textile executive Robert Macauley; more than 300 orphans arrive on plane. Children injured in Friday's C-5 crash, 1st to be evacuated from plane. President brings 2 orphans off plane and carries them to buses.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Nearly all orphans arriving in United States already adopted.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Chicago, Illinois) Some 159 orphans aboard San Francisco jet arrive in Chicago to be united with new American families. Orphans act like experienced travelers en route to Chicago. [ORPHANS - talk with this reporter] Mr. and Mrs. John Gillis shown with newly adopted son.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) United States ambassador to South Vietnam, Graham Martin, quoted by opposition politicians in Saigon as saying orphan evacuation to help shift American public opinion in favor of South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

Briggs, Fred;
Jamieson, Bob;
Snyder, Tom

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