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Cuban Refugees #292897

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 21, 1983
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(5) Mass refugee exodus from Cuba of recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Problem arising from criminal influence among Cuban refugees examined; films shown. [Los Angeles police spokesperson Lew RITTER - notes high rate of crime in Los Angeles areas where Cuban refugees congregate.] Difficulty in determining accurate statistics explained. [Ofr. Bill JARRELL - notes lack of reported robberies; describes dangers involved.] Viciousness of allegedly Cuban criminals here noted illustrated by recent incident; details given. [George VAUGHN, Maurice MARZOUK - note fear experienced by city's senior citizens; need to arms selves.] Impact on law-abiding Cuban community cited. [Refugees Jose GARCIA, Dario MORA - deny association with criminal element.] Dilemma faced by American authorities in situation due to Fidel Castro's refusal to accept deported refugees back into Cuba cited.
REPORTER: David Dow

Reporter(s):
Dow, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:10

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