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Special (1 Year Later) #488119

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Vietnam refugees 1 year after Vietnam war ends.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Guam) 1975 film shows Vietnam refugees arriving at Guam. Refugees eventually transported to 4 American relocation camps.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Camp Pendleton, California) Last of 4 camps closed before Christmas, 1975.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Normal, Illinois) Refugees had to have sponsors before leaving camps. Churches often became sponsors. [Vietnam MAN - praises US.] Saint John's Lutheran Church supports him and family. Refugees' lifestyles featured. 2/3 of refugees have jobs, but most jobs are below their skills. Most refugees held back by inability to speak English. Classes held for refugees. [2nd Vietnam MAN - speaks English and cites his problem with it.] Vietnam want to remember their culture. Most refugees feel lonely and isolated here.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

Chancellor, John;
Jackson, Mike

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