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New York / Club Fire #331889

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Roth) New York authorities reported charging a Cuban Mariel boat lift refugee, Julio Gonzalez, with last weekend's mass murder of eighty-seven people at Happy Land nightclub; details of tragic fire recalled; scenes shown of fire officials posting warnings at various social clubs. [Bronx district attorney Robert JOHNSON - describes deaths.] [Mayor David DINKINS - says buildings need to be safe.] [Neighborhood RESIDENT, City University of New York's Juan FLORES - comment on importance of social clubs for new immigrants.] New York officials noted promising stricter regulation of social club safety standards.

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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