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US-Cuba Relations / Elian's Custody Case / Adulation #188925

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 23, 2000
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The ongoing custody battle over six-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez updated; scenes shown of his grandmothers in New York City's Riverside Church.

(Miami: Steve Osunsami) Elian's life in Miami, where he is viewed as a "miracle boy for his survival at sea," featured; scenes shown from his home. [Radio Mambi Armando PEREZ-ROURA - (thru translator) says his survival was a miracle.] [Yale University Dr. Preston WILES, North-South Center Max CASTRO - analyze the Elian phenomenon.]

Osunsami, Steve;
Simpson, Carole

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