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Cuban Refugees #271538

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 08, 1980
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(Studio) Cuban refugee sealift said slowed to trickle. 3 Cubans who escaped from Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, refugee center said arrested today and charged with burglary. 60 men said sent from Arkansas to detention center in Texas. Group termed hard-core troublemakers. Tape shown. President Carter's order criminals and rioters be sent back to Cuba and Cuban announcement that they cannot come back stated. [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - says sending Cuban criminals to United States is violation of international law.] Tape shown courtesy NBC "Meet the Press". Plans to open mental health clinic for Cuban refugees at Fort Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania announced.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania) Boredom and confusion of life at camp described. [Refugee Lourdes Maria MONTEJO - answers reporter in Spanish.] Translation given. [Lebanon, Pennsylvania Mayor Donald GRIFFITH - says people are not happy with Cuban refugees being in the area.] [Lebanon farmer Harvey BAUMGARDNER - says Cuban refugees need place to live.] [Refugee Oswaldo IZQUIDERDO-talks about seeing his family again.]
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

Dean, Morton;
Flynn, Rita

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