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Cuba / Planes Downing / United States Policy #368102

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 25, 1996
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Miami: Art Rascon) The downing by Cuba of two planes used by the group Brothers to the Rescue to aid Cuban refugees featured; scenes shown from Miami of Cuban-Americans demonstrating. [Man who had been in a third plane, Jose BASULTO - describes what happened.] Animated diagram shown of the time-line of the shoot-down. [On nearby cruise ship. WITNESS - describes what happened.] [Cuba analyst Pamela FALK - states the message Cuba is sending.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(White House: Sharyl Attkisson) The response of the White House to the Cuban shoot-downs featured. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - says Cuba violated international law.] Cuba's recent protest against the exile group's planes noted. [Cuban air force Brigadier General TOMAYO - (thru translator) says Cuba has the means to down planes.] [Center for Defense Information retired Rear Admiral Eugene CARROLL - analyzes Cuba's reaction.] [On the campaign trail, presidential candidate Senator Bob DOLE, Pat BUCHANAN - offer advice to President Clinton.] The impact of the incident on US-Cuba relations noted.

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Rascon, Art;
Roberts, John

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