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Cuban and Haitian Refugees #270690

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1980
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(Studio) No. of refugees arriving in Florida from Cuba in recent weeks as well as no. of Haitians arriving reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Key West, Florida) [Cuban refugee Napoleon Omar HERNANDEZ - (thru interpreter) expresses feelings at being here.] [Haitian refugee Gerard ANDRE - comments on being in US.] Backlash against refugees examined; recent Miami riots mentioned. Findings of recent national poll with regard to Cubans outlined; Hernandez's experience at Peruvian embassy in Havana noted. [HERNANDEZ - (thru interpreter) comments.] Anti-immigrant sentiment in US discussed; background on situation given. Films, photos shown. [Deputy assistant to the President Eugene EIDENBERG - comments.] Different approach to Haitian refugees outlined. [ANDRE - (thru interpreter) notes fate if he returns to Haiti.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner (WTVX newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Teichner, Martha

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