Betty Tisdale's Heroic Orphan Airlift

Thirty-five years ago, the press called her the angel of Saigon -- and hundreds of American families still do. In the spring of 1975, the fall of Saigon was imminent. Civilians were desperate to get out of Vietnam, and one American woman, Betty Tisdale, was desperate to get them out -- especially the children. "The first time I went to Vietnam and I found An Lac [orphanage] and they opened the gates to the orphanage, I couldn't believe my eyes," Tisdale said. "I walked into the nursery and I...Full Story
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