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Cuban Refugees #270412

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 10, 1980
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(Studio) No. of Cuban refugees to reach Key West, Florida, in last 2 1/2 weeks given. Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, said being used as a processing center, since Eglin AFB, Florida, has been overcrowded.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Fort Chaffee, Arkansas) Arrival of refugees in Arkansas shown. [Lazaro RUIZ - in Spanish, explains his imprisonment.] Translation given.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Studio) Report with regard to refugees at Eglin Air Force Base introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Eglin, AFB, Florida) Life at Eglin Air Force Base refugee camp described. Bipartisan ceremony shown. [Father Todd HEVIA - explains why camp should be normalized as much as possible.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

(Studio) Report about conference in Costa Rica with regard to refugee problem introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Carter administration said pleased with results of 22-nation conference. Cuban refugee problem said treated as international one. 3-nation delegation said being sent to Cuba to negotiate with Castro regime. Costa Rica, Great Britain and United States said to make up delegation. Cuban reaction described as negative. Cuban radio and newspaper reports cited. Orderly screening and transportation process said desired.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha
Duration:
00:06:10

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