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Cuban Refugees / High School Scholar #290987

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 16, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) Academic success of Cuban refugee Liana Alvarez examined; her arrival in United States 3 years ago with other refugees recalled. Films shown. [ALVAREZ - notes stereotype of Mariel refugees; praises opportunities in US.] General soc. and academic success of refugee students here noted. [HS principal Diego GARCIA - praises students.] Similar academic achievements of Sandra and Soledad Arguelles despite their lack of English 3 years ago noted. [Sandra ARGUELLES - notes parents' efforts, hope for children's future.] Alvarez said entering Massachusetts Institute of Technology next year on full scholarship. [ALVAREZ - thinks success is up to the individual.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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