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US-Cuba Relations / Elian's Custody Case / Going Home / Sanctions and The "Elian Effect" #192987

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 28, 2000
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) The story of six-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez reviewed as he heads home for Cuba following the end of the legal battle.

(Dulles International Airport: Linda Douglass) The flight out of the United States to Cuba featured; scenes shown of Elian's father Juan Miguel Gonzalez waving from the plane. [GONZALEZ - says we are happy to go home.] [In Miami, weeping WOMAN, Miami relatives' attorney Kendall COFFEE - express sadness.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(Havana: Deborah Amos) Elian's arrival home in Cuba previewed; scenes shown from the boy's home of Cardenas.

(Studio: Kevin Newman) The financial cost of the Elian case to the Miami police and the Justice Department cited.

(New York: Morton Dean) The prospects for United States trade with Cuba due to the "Elian effect" examined. [Arkansas farmer Stanley REED - says Cuba is in the market for Arkansas rice.] [Representative George NETHERCUTT - comments on lifting the sanctions on food and medicine.] [US-Cuba Trade and Economic Council John KAVULICH - says US-Cuba relations have matured out of the Elian case.] The loss of credibility for the Miami-based Cuban- American community noted. [Former United States Interest Section-Cuba chief Wayne SMITH - says the hard-line exiles overplayed their hand.] ABCNews poll numbers on increasing support for lifting the embargo on Cuba noted.

Reporter(s):
Amos, Deborah;
Dean, Morton;
Douglass, Linda;
Newman, Kevin
Duration:
00:07:00

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