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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 23, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Miami: Diana Gonzalez) The emigration of refugees from Fidel Castro's Cuba despite President Clinton's policy of detaining refugees to discourage them from leaving Cuba featured; scenes shown of rafters at sea. [US Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander James HOWE - describes the vessels being used.] [REFUGEE - (thru translator) comments.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) The pressure of the administration's new Cuban refugee policy examined; scenes shown of refugees at sea. [Undersecretary of State Peter TARNOFF - defends the policy.] Elements of the plan for processing refugees outlined. [Senator Christopher DODD - criticizes the US-Cuban foreign policy.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Further coverage of Cuban immigration on "Eye on America" mentioned.

Braver, Rita;
Chung, Connie;
Gonzalez, Diana

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