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Special Assignment (Refugees) #60774

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 25, 1979
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(Studio) Admin. request for additional funds from Congress for resettlement of Vietnamese refugees cited; refugee coordinator Dick Clark quoted. Rescue of 19 refugees in South China Sea by United States Navy ship said 1st such pickup since President Carter ordered 7th fleet to be on lookout.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Melbourne, Iowa) Resettlement of Vietnam family on Iowa farm examined; family named, films shown. [Sponsor Eleanor BUCK - discusses sponsoring of family.] Efforts by Bucks and others, include Beverly Bacon of Iowa Valley Community College district, to assimilate family reported [BACON - conducts English lesson.] [Julie BUCK - counts in Vietnamese.] Employment of individual members of family detailed; family members named, shown. [Wayne BUCK - cites imminent independence of family.] [Jean BUCK - is glad they sponsored family.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Robinson, Max

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