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Vietnam Refugees / Arrival in US #50412

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 20, 1977
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(Studio) 1st of additional Vietnam refugees arrive in San Francisco.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Attorney General Bell waived immigration requirements when refugee camps in Thailand became overcrowded. Refugees now arriving are from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Most had left cntries. in small boats, hoping some other country would take them in, but most wouldn't. Then Canada, New Zealand, Australia, France and now United States step forward. More await entrance to US.
REPORTER: Tom Schell

(Chicago, Illinois) Report on life of refugee family now living in Chicago. [Mong ON - doesn't like to do nothing, because when not occupied, she thinks about family in Vietnam and is sad.] [Bu Trong HUONG - thinks it is dream of all refugees to someday return to cntries.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry;
Schell, Tom

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