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Cordero P.R. Independence #46442

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1977
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(Studio) Puerto Rican terrorist A. Figueroa Cordero goes home to San Juan, after 23 years in United States prison, after President Carter frees him.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(San Juan, P.R.) Cordero was convicted and imprisoned for taking part in shooting in House in 1954, which injured some Congmen. (Films and photos shown.) Cordero is now dying of cancer and Carter has commuted sentence. Report on Cordero's homecoming in San Juan. Speaking to crowd which greeted him, Cordero says he'll never give up fight for P.R. independence. Independence party strength has waned in recent years, but vocal minority turns up to welcome Cordero home.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Gregory, Bettina;
Walters, Barbara

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