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Cuba / Refugees / Castro #601451

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 25, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) The Cuban refugee crisis examined; scenes shown from the refugee camp at Guantanamo and of rafters at sea. [President CLINTON - responds to Fidel Castro.] [Senator Christopher DODD - criticizes the administration's policy.] The cost of the rescue operation according to the Pentagon cited. [Senator Sam NUNN - comments.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Havana: Mary Murray) The danger to Cuban refugees from bad weather examined; scenes shown of the rough seas along the Cuban coast and of rafters at sea.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) Castro's future examined; scenes shown from Cuba. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY, foreign policy analyst Wayne SMITH - offer differing opinions on whether Castro's days are numbered.] [Joint Chiefs operations director Lieutenant General John SHEEHAN - addresses the question of whether Castro might open a land route to the naval base at Guantanamo.]

Miklaszewski, Jim;
Murray, Mary;
Rabel, Ed;
Williams, Brian

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