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Cuban Prisoners / Riots / Louisiana / Atlanta, Georgia #313674

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 30, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Cuban inmates reported defying settlement attempts in Atlanta federal penitentiary; details given, scenes shown. Fed. authorities' quoted regarding hostages. [Prisons Bureau director Michael QUINLAN - says if hostages are harmed, prison will be taken by force.] Radio transmissions reported increasingly threatening. Radio transmission quoted on screen. Cuban inmates' quoted regarding demands and LA's Oakdale Detention Center agreement. [Justice Department spokesperson Pat KORTEN - discusses intimidating inmate minority.] Reasons listed on screen why Cubans rejected Oakdale Detention Center agreement. Inmates noted requesting Miami, Florida, Bishop Agustin Roman enter negotiations. Request reported denied.

Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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