May 4th, 2015
Episode 179 of 559 episodes
Vietnam today is vastly different to what it was 40 years ago during the fall of Saigon. It is now one of South East Asia's rising economic powerhouses, unrecognisable to the war-torn country of decades ago. Carina Hoang made the treacherous journey with her family by boat, was attacked by pirates, and spent time in a refugee camp before arriving in Australia. Since then she has helped countless other Vietnamese refugees find the burying place of relatives who died along the way. Cat Thao Nguyen's parents escaped Vietnam on foot through the Khmer Rouge-filled jungles of Cambodia before making it to a refugee camp on the Thai border, en route to Australia. Traumatised and penniless they were welcomed to an Australia which is very different today. Long suspected of the murder of his first wife Kathie, who vanished in 1982, Robert Durst was arrested for shoplifting in 2001, despite having $32,000 in cash in his car. It also emerged he was a suspect in the murder of a Texas drifter Morris Black, and was wanted for questioning with regard to the murder of his friend Susan Berman, also in 2000. A documentary series about his life, as heir to an American real estate empire, airs this week in Australia on Pay TV. In it he made an inadvertent admission on tape, that he was responsible for killing them all.