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Reagan / Florida Trip / Campaign 1984 #290426

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 20, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's trip to Florida reported campaign.-style activities noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) Pol. overtones of Reagan trip considered. Concentration on Little Havana section noted. Today noted anniversary of Cuba's industry from Spain. White House said courting Hispanic voters. [Soc. Scientist and Manuel MENDOZA - says Reagan plays to strength.] Reagan's remarks against Fidel Castro said popular with Florida Cubans. Eugenio Martinez shown. His connection with Watergate burglary and recent pardon by Reagan recalled. [REAGAN - pledges support of development of Central American Predicts Cuba will be free, one day. Urges United States military aid to pro-US govts. in Central American] Other Hispanic voters said not so enthusiastic about Reagan. campaign. 1984 anticipated.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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