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US-Cuba Relations / Elian's Custody Case #191623

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 14, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) An intermission in Miami in the case of six-year- old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez reported; scenes shown of Elian with an umbrella.

(Justice Department: Linda Douglass) The pace of the legal maneuvering between the government and Elian's Miami relatives updated; details given from the Justice Department brief to the appeals court and of the latest statement from Elian's father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez. Attorney General Janet Reno and President Clinton said talking about the case on the phone.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with ABC legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin about Elian's case. [TOOBIN - says it is unusual for the federal court to ask to hear from the relatives in a hurry to wrap up the case; outlines the limited options for the family's lawyers.]

Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter

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