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US-Cuba Relations / Immigration Crisis #602121

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 04, 1994
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(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Pettit) The breakdown of the third day of talks between the United States and Cuba over the expanding refugee problem featured. [US spokesman David JOHNSON, Cuba chief negotiator Ricardo ALARCON, former deputy Secretary of State Joseph SISCO, Jesse JACKSON - comment on US-Cuba relations.] Map shown of regional nations agreeing to take Cuban refugees. The history of United States policy towards Fidel Castro's Cuba briefly reviewed. [In 1963, President John F. KENNEDY - talks about a free Cuba.]

(Studio: Deborah Roberts) The number of refugees rescued today at sea by the Coast Guard reported.

(Havana: Ed Rabel) Cubans' concerns about the missing refugees featured; scenes shown of relatives worrying and of rafters readying to leave the beaches bound for the US.

(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Report introduced.

(Miami: Jackie Nespral) The emergence of differing opinions in Miami's Cuban-American community about United States policy towards Castro featured; scenes shown from an anti-Castro march on August 27. [Radio Mambi Tomas REGALADO, WOMAN, Cuban-American Committee for Democracy Alfredo DURAN, airline broker Vivian MANNERUD - talk about Castro and the immigration problem.] The generational split among Cuban- Americans over policy detailed. [WOMAN, Paul SCHWIEP - comment.]

Nespral, Jackie;
Pettit, Tom;
Rabel, Ed;
Roberts, Deborah

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