U.S. Congress votes to support South Vietnamese refugees

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 16 May 1975, the U.S. Congress voted to provide $405 million for South Vietnam refugees. Over 140,000 such refugees were flown to the United States after the fall of Saigon.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "U.S. Congress votes to support South Vietnamese refugees". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5703, accessed 29 November 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. Vietnam War