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Cuban Prisoners / Riots / Atlanta, Georgia / Louisiana #106633

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 26, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Continuation of negotiations between prison officials and Cuban inmates who took over prison in Atlanta, Georgia, reported; details given, scenes shown. Surrender of 39 Cuban detainees reported [Bureau of Prisons director Michael QUINLAN - says perhaps resolution in sight.] Tape recordings from hostages played. [Voices of hostage Kenny MARTIN and OTHERS - send Thanksgiving messages to families.] Phone call from Attorney General Edwin Meese to families of hostages noted. [Wife of prison guard, Tonie GARNER - wants husband home.] [Wife of prisoner, Janet LUGO - is thankful no more bloodshed.] Thanksgiving meal for families of prisoners and hostages shown. [Hostage's DAUGHTER, prisoner's CHILD - express wishes.]

(Oakdale, LA: Charles Murphy) Resumption of negotiations at Oakdale, LA, prison where Cuban inmates continuation holding hostages reported; details given, scenes shown. [Justice Department spokesperson Mark SHEEHAN - says negotiations going satisfactorily.] [Fiancee of prisoner, Anna MALCZON - hopes for news.] Thanksgiving meal at nearby church for families of hostages shown.

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Gathering of families of prisoners at Miami, Florida, radio station to hear news reported; scenes shown.

Chase, Rebecca;
Jarriel, Tom;
Murphy, Charles

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