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Cuban Refugees #510364

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 1980
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(Studio) Cuba's rejection of President Carter's proposal for United States government program to bring refugees to US reported; Havana newspaper quoted. Current refugee total noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Key West, Florida) Seizure of boats by government reported; films shown. Coast Guard broadcast warning boats not to pick up refugees heard; response by various boat owners outlined. [Coast Guard Lieutenant Roland ISNOR - comments.] [MAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Phil Bremen

(Miami, Florida) Response of Miami's Little Havana section to Carter's latest refugee policy examined. [MAN - comments.] Departure of United States dips. and their dependents from Havana in anticipation of Saturday's anti-US demonstration noted. [US Interest Section spokesperson Bob JORDAN - says Americans have been accused of massacring children.] Efforts by Cuban exiles to register with government with regard to getting relatives here cited; films shown. Fidel Castro mentioned.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans

(Studio) Treasury Department's threat of fine and jail terms for anyone aiding Cuban refugees reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bremen, Phil;
Chancellor, John;
Seamans, Ike

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