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Cuban Prisoners / Riots / Louisiana / Atlanta, Georgia #106713

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 30, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Oakdale, LA: Mike Von Fremd) Searching and relocation of Cuban prisoners following release of hostages signaling end of siege at Oakdale, LA, prison reported; details given, scenes shown. Prisoners reported sent to other federal prisons &mil. bases on beds-available basis. [HOSTAGE - glad to be home.] Release of hostages yesterday and reunion with families shown. Tenets of agreement signed by Cuban prisoners detailed. Some prisoners said relocated to Fort Polk, LA, military detention center; scenes shown. [sergeant Leonard DELACOUDRAY - discusses security] Issue of case-by-case review for Cuban prisoners mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Continuing standoff between Cuban prisoners and authorities at Atlanta, Georgia, prison reported; details given, scenes shown. Small minority of prisoners said blocking settlement that would allow for release of hostages.

Jennings, Peter;
von Fremd, Mike

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