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Cuba-US Relations / Castro's Rule / Immigration #601678

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 08, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Havana: Mary Murray) The recent riot in Cuba against Fidel Castro's rule and its implications for US-Cuba relations examined; scenes shown from the Havana, Cuba, funeral for a policeman killed during a ferry hijacking. Statement's from Juan Carlos Robinson criticizing President Clinton's handling of relations with Cuba outlined.

(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) The potential for an immigration crisis if Castro carries out his threat to open the floodgates of refugees examined. [Representative Charles RANGEL - comments.] The problems the Navy and Coast Guard would have in controlling a mass exodus of refugees detailed; scenes shown from the 1980 Cuban refugee riot at the Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, processing center. [Foreign policy analyst William LeoGRANDE - talks about Clinton and immigration law.]

Murray, Mary;
Rabel, Ed;
Williams, Brian

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