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Cuban Refugees #271420

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 03, 1980
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(Studio) Freighter Red Diamond reported arriving in Key West today with largest single load of Cuban refugees yet; number of refugees arriving in US since beginning of freedom flotilla noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Key West, Florida) Most recent refugee arrivals featured; films shown. [Alicia LANDON - comments on condition of grandparents.] Problems faced aboard Red Diamond outlined.
REPORTER: Charles Gomez

(Studio) Captain and crew of Red Diamond reported arrested for bringing in aliens illegally. Residents around Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, reported arming selves after recent uprising by Cuban refugees there.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Capitol Hill reaction to violence by Cuban refugees examined. [Senator Dale BUMPERS - comments.] Senator Robert Byrd quoted on screen calling for deportation of rioters; Representative F. James Sensenbrenner's proposal for relocation of some refugees in Latin American noted. [Senator Richard STONE - criticizes Carter's approach to problem.]
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin, Artist: Arthur Lien

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Gomez, Charles;
McLaughlin,, Marya
Duration:
00:03:40

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