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US-Cuba Relations / Elian's Custody Case / Miami, Florida #191994

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 08, 2000
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The end game in the custody battle for six- year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez featured. [Father Juan Miguel Gonzalez's attorney Gregory CRAIG - says the goal is to restore custody to Elian's father.] [Fisherman Donato DALRYMPLE - wants to put the Gonzalez family together.] [On Friday on Nightline, Attorney General Janet RENO - says there is no plan to use force against the Miami relatives.] The possibility of United States marshals or immigration officials going in to get the boy outlined.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Miami: Mike von Fremd) The shift in position by officials in Miami examined; scenes shown of Miami protests. [March 29, Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex PENELAS - says Reno and President Clinton are responsible for whatever happens in Miami.] [Yesterday, PENELAS - calls for only peaceful demonstrations.] [University of Miami professor Max CASTRO - says a riot in Miami would not help the Cuban exile cause.] [DEMONSTRATOR - says Penelas chickened out.] [Democracy Movement Ramon Saul SANCHEZ - talks about civil disobedience.]

Brown, Aaron;
Raddatz, Martha;
von Fremd, Mike

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