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Cuba-US Relations / Refugees / Coast Guard #601507

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 28, 1994
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(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Report introduced.

(Martha's Vineyard: Pete Williams) The coming US-Cuba talks on the refugee problem featured; scenes shown from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, where the families of military personnel are being moved out to make room for more refugees. [Military WIFE - complains.] [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER, on "Meet the Press", Senator Richard LUGAR, Representative Lee HAMILTON, Cuba policy analyst Pamela FALK - offer differing opinions on a Cuban policy.] President Clinton shown vacationing on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Coast Guard pictures of refugee rescue operations shown.

(Key West: Kenley Jones) The pressure of the rescue operation on the Coast Guard, which has seen its services stretched thin, examined; scenes shown from Key West, Florida, on board a Coast Guard vessel. [Coast Guard Barry WHITE, Johnny CANTRELL, Admiral Robert KRAMEK - talk about the mission.]

(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Fidel Castro reported ordering Cuba's coast guard to detain children on rafts.

(Cojimar: Mary Murray) The anguish for Cubans trying to find out about their relatives among the raft exodus featured; the views of several Cubans on the migration detailed; scenes shown of the people watching and waiting.

Reporter(s):
Jones, Kenley;
Murray, Mary;
Roberts, Deborah;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:06:50

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