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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 1983
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(Studio) Problems faced by Florida's migrant workers in establishing bank accts. due to lack of permanent address noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Immokalee, Florida) Migrant workers' use of Fred's market as unofficial bank and market's bankruptcy examined. [Jesse MARTINEZ, Maude ELDRIDGE - note amt. they lost, impact on their lives.] [Denise WHITE - notes workers are exploited in fields and now losing money.] Florida state banking regulators, aware of Fred's violation of state banking laws last fall, noted not taking action until now. [Rural legal services spokesperson Rob WILLIAMS - believes state isn't concerned with plight of migrant workers.] [Fred's attorney William BLACKWELL - announces bankruptcy; tells migrant workers to present claims in bankruptcy court]
REPORTER: Wyatt Andrews

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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