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Arkansas / Cuban Refugee Riots #276586

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 19, 1981
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(Studio) Cuban refugees reported rioting at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Fort Chaffee, Arkansas) Details of riot examined; films shown Refugee Jose Padron's role considered. [Federal protection service spokesperson Trini MARTINEZ - defends ofr.'s shooting of Padron. ] [Camp director Barbara LAWSON - thinks riot was result of past Il mos.] Continued disturbances today reported [Public affairs director Mike SWEENEY - assesses currant situation.] Lawson's efforts to restore peace today outlined; infantry battalion noted on alert at Fort Hood, Texas, should it be needed for further riot control.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Dean, Morton

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