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Miami / Cuban, Haitian Refugees #102609

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Similarities and differences of Haitian and Cuban refugee communities here examined; scenes shown. Various aspects of Haitian community's effort to build stability discussed. [REFUGEE - cites need to sacrifice for freedom.] Recent overthrow of dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier recalled. [Pol. leader Jacques DESPINOSSE - explains Haitian refugees' approach to returning to Haiti.] [Mayor Xavier SUAREZ - comments on being nation's first Cuban-born mayor.] History of Cuban community here reviewed. Conflict within Cuban community between hard-line anti-communists and those seeking freedom of speech discussed; censorship of playwright Delores Prida's work cited as example [Radio commentator Tomas REGALADO -defs. suppressing Prida.] [PRIDA - responds to critics.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:50

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