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Haitian Refugees #274108

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 03, 1981
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(Studio) Controversy resulting from President Reagan's effort to halt flow of Haitian refugees to United States noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Florida Governor Robert Graham noted visiting Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier in effort to stem flow of refugees to Florida; films shown. Coast Guard program in Haiti to halt refugees described. [Senator Alan SIMPSON - cites constituents' feelings on matter.] Duvalier's alleged agreement not to punish refugees returning home mentioned. [Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law spokesperson Rick SWARTZ - thinks program violates domestic law.] Fin. impact of budget cuts on Coast Guard considered.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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