CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 04, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The visit of a social worker and a psychiatrist to the home where 6-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez and his father are staying reported.
(Miami, Florida: Jeffrey Kofman) Criticisms about the level of force used to Elian from the home of his Miami relatives reported; details given of claims that Alpha 66 militia members opposed to Cuban leader Fidel Castro were at the Gonzalez home. [Alpha 66 General Secretary Andres Nazario SARGE(thru translator) - says no members were a threat to US Immigration and Naturalization Services agents.] [University of Miami Jamie SUCHLICKI - says Americans should not fear Alpha 66.] [INS SPOKESMAN - says some Alpha 66 members have criminal histories.]
NOTE: Local weather bulletin intermittently on screen throughout broadcast and weather coverage preempted the news broadcast from 5:37:10 to 5:40:40.
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