NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 08, 1975
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(Studio) More South Vietnam orphans arrive in US. Indications point to slowdown in airlift of orphans. In DC, Senator Edward Kennedy rebukes Ford administration for not providing special aid to Vietnam refugees through United Nations and specialized agencies.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Kennedy wants to know why so many orphans sick, although South Vietnam orphanages supported by United States money. [KENNEDY - criticizes AID director Daniel Parker for spending all money allocated for these orphanages.] [PARKER - doesn't think orphans' condition upon arriving in United States indicative of orphans' condition upon leaving Vietnam.] Kennedy says Congress ready to respond to orphan refugee need now.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn
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