U.S. Congress votes to support South Vietnamese refugees (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

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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.

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 08 December 2016.]


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  1. Vietnam War