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Cuba / Peru Embassy #269902

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 1980
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(Studio) Invasion of Peruvian embassy in Havana by 10,000 Cubans seeking political asylum recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President Carter said admitting some of the refugees; details given. White House said notifying media of pro-Carter demonstration by Cubans; films shown, details given. Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted on screen; acceptance of refugees by Peru, Spain, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Brazil and West Germany reported No. of Cubans admitted to United States since 1959 and projected cost of settling new group considered; Powell's response to Fidel Castro's claims with regard to refugees quoted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Peru's humanitarian policy towards refugees noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lima, Peru) Peru's preparations for anticipated refugees examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Charles Gomez

Cronkite, Walter;
Gomez, Charles;
Stahl, Lesley

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