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Central America / Refugees #289056

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 12, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Louisville, Kentucky) Efforts of Chicago Religious Task Force on Central America to provide sanctuary for those fleeing El Salvador and other oppressive Latin American regimes examined. [Voice of Salvadoran REFUGEE - fears deportation; remarks transcribed on screen.] Father Bernard Servill's work with task force noted. [James DEGOOD - explains church's aid to organization] [SERVILL - calls for change in laws pertaining to undocumented refugees; notes State Department `s support for Salvadoran regime.] Efforts of Representative Romano Mazzoli to change law described. [MAZZOLI - notes need for alteration of legislature] Extent of church support for undocumented refugees discussed. [SERVILL - believes in being "civilly" disobedient.]
REPORTER: Marlene Sanders

Sanders, Marlene;
Schieffer, Bob

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