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Baseball / Cuban Defector #373821

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 31, 1997
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Miami: Art Rascon) The defection of Cuban baseball player Orlando Hernandez, brother of Florida Marlins pitcher Livan Hernandez, featured. [O. HERNANDEZ (thru translator) - tearfully comments.] [State Department spokesman James FOLEY - say special circumstances exist.] [L. HERNANDEZ (thru translator) - says he hopes his brother can join him.]

(Studio: John Roberts) The 25th anniversary of the death of Pittsburgh Pirates baseball player Roberto Clemente in a plane crash noted.

Rascon, Art;
Roberts, John

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