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US-Cuba Relations / Elian's Custody Case / Citizenship #188792

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 16, 2000
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Yang) The tug of war between the United States and Cuba over six- year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez featured; details given of the new idea of Congress granting Elian United States citizenship. [Representative Lincoln DIAZ-BALART - explains the citizenship idea.] [Cuban National Assembly president Ricardo ALARCON - says you cannot steal Elian's nationality.] [White House chief of staff John PODESTA - says this should be decided by law.] [Reform presidential candidate Pat BUCHANAN - says Elian's dead mother speaks for him.]

Simpson, Carole;
Yang, John

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