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Cuba / Refugees #358681

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 30, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Martha's Vineyard: Bill Plante) The offer from United States to Cuba to ease immigration rules if a major effort is made to stop the exodus of refugees reported; the proposal outlined on screen. [Cuban American National Foundation Jose CARDENAS - comments.] Scenes shown of President Clinton vacationing.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Havana: Giselle Fernandez) Good weather reported causing a rising number of refugees to take off to the US; scenes shown of overloaded rafts. [Three MEN - (thru translator) comment on going to the US.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) 15 members of an anti-Castro group reported clashing with mission employees at the Cuban embassy in New York; scenes shown of the fist fight.

Chung, Connie;
Fernandez, Giselle;
Plante, Bill

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