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Ford. Administration / Refugee Aid #483014

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 05, 1975
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(Studio) Ford administration asks Congress for more than $1/2 billion for Vietnam refugee program. No. of refugees could increase to 150,000.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) [Refugee task force director Dean BROWN - says refugees to be dispersed as evenly and equitably as possible throughout US.] [Representative Joshua EILBERG - asks how many jobs might be needed by refugees.) [BROWN - estimates number at 30,000.] [Representative Christopher DODD - says there's tremendous hesitancy to provide money for refugees capable of sustaining themselves economically.] [BROWN - assures Dodd money won't be spent for resettlement of refugees with money.] Committee questions task force about persons involved in questionable activities during Vietnam war; these refugees to be admitted to United States because

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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