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Florida / Cuban Refugees #270114

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1980
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(Studio) British evacuation of Dunkirk recalled; current sealift of refugees from Cuba, with Fidel Castro's approval and State Department's negative reaction, noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Key West, Florida) Sealift, operated by Cuban exiles in Florida, examined; details given, films shown. United States Coast Guard assessment of situation noted. [Coast Guard spokesperson Commander Samuel DENNIS - comments.] Carter admin.'s objection to relief effort and immigration services' response at docks cited.

(Studio) Estimated number of Cuban refugees arriving in Florida this week mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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