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Cambodian Refugees / Food Racketeers #511450

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 13, 1980
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(Studio) Suspension of food distribution for Cambodian refugees in Thailand recalled due to theft of food by black mkteers.; reports of shoot-out at settlement camp southe. of Bangkok between rival gangs noted. Details given.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Bangkok, Thailand) No. of Cambodians entering Thailand in recent days due to continue fighting along border noted; details given, film shown. Cambodian insurgency groups reported vying for control of food due to ability to control people with food distributions; disruption of successful land bridge, run by international relief orgs., by recent Vietnam offensive recalled. International relief orgs., meeting this week in Bangkok, said pressured by Thais to reopen land bridge; Thai contingency if land bridge isn't reopened noted.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

Pauley, Jane;
Reynolds, Jack

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