Do Any of these People Look Familiar?
A short film by Brian Hjort, FatherFounded
Used by permission.
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"The Amerasian presence is a national problem for Vietnam," says an official with the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations in New York. "It is not national policy to segregate, but Vietnam is an old country with an old culture."Thus, the Vietnamese look down at Amerasians because they were fathered by "round eyes". a
|Not all Babylift children were babies.|
|USAF C-5A Galaxy Lifts off from Saigon|
"I have also directed American officials in Saigon to act immediately to cut red tape and bureaucratic obstacles preventing these children from coming to the United States.
"I have directed that C-5A planes and other aircraft , especially equipped to care for these orphans during the flight, be sent to Saigon. I expect the flights to begin within the next 36 to 48 hours. These orphans will be flown to Travis Air Force Base and other bases on the West Coast and cared for there."Complete, Official White House Press Release a
|North Vietnamese tank rolls into grounds of Presidential Palace|
Saigon April 30, 1975
|RAAF air crew comfort babies before take-off during the 2nd|
airlift of orphans from Saigon's Tan Son Nhut AB