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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 23, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) The deluge of Cubans leaving for the United States despite President Clinton's policy of detaining refugees featured; scenes shown of refugees at sea being picked up by the Coast Guard. [Undersecretary of State Peter TARNOFF, Representative Charles RANGEL - comment on the policy.] Possible havens for Cuban refugees outlined on screen. [Georgetown University Gillian GUNN, Senator Christopher DODD - wonder about the administration's approach.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Florida Straits: Kenley Jones) The Cuban refugees in the Florida straits featured; scenes shown of the rafters at sea and of burning boats scuttled by the Coast Guard.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Havana: Mary Murray) The economic and political background to the current exodus from Cuba featured. [Cuban foreign minister Carlos DEL CASSIO - comments.]

Jones, Kenley;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Murray, Mary;
Williams, Brian

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