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Cuba / Refugees / United States Policy #155526

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 23, 1994
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Reports introduced.

(Miami: Mark Potter) The increasing number of Cubans leaving for the United States despite President Clinton's policy of detaining refugees featured; scenes shown of refugees at sea, being picked up by the Coast Guard and being searched for by volunteer pilots. [US Coast Guard Admiral William LEAHY, Brothers to the Rescue Bill SCHUSS - talk about the refugees.]

(White House: Brit Hume) The administration's position on Cuban refugees examined; scenes shown from Cuba of people heading out to sea and of Cubans reunited at a United States airport. [White House press secretary Dee Dee MYERS - comments.] [Cuban American National Foundation Jorge MAS CANOSA - says the goal is the liberation of Cuba.]

Crier, Catherine;
Hume, Brit;
Potter, Mark

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