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US-Cuba Relations / Elian's Custody Case / Grandmothers #432673

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jan 22, 2000
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(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(New York: Frank Buckley) The meeting in Washington of Attorney General Janet Reno and the grandmothers of 6-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez reported. [National Council of Churches Reverend Bob EDGAR - says Reno showed compassion for the women.] [Family spokesman Armand GUTIERREZ - says Reno is wrong.] [Representative Jose SERRANO - opposes proposal to make Elian a US citizen.]

(Studio: Andria Hall) Interview held with Cuban National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon. [ALARCON - rejects claims that the grandmothers are pressured by the government; explains why the father did not go to the US; calls the situation "the first kidnapping in the open".]

Buckley, Frank;
Hall, Andria

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