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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 24, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) The problems faced by President Clinton's administration over what to do about the influx of Cuban refugees featured; scenes shown from the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base detention center guarded by Marines. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - responds to a threat from Fidel Castro.] Radio Marti announcement read. [Attorney General Janet RENO - warns against migrating.] [Senator Bob DOLE - says the administration should call for Castro to leave.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Havana: Mary Murray) The conditions in Cuba that are driving the people out examined; scenes shown of rafters putting out to sea. [Cuban vice minister of foreign trade Raul TALEDRID - cites the seriousness of the economic situation.] Examples of the economic conditions inside Cuba reported and shown.

Mitchell, Andrea;
Murray, Mary;
Williams, Brian

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