Bill Clinton Press Conference #656727
CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC Special for Friday, Aug 19, 1994
Live CNN coverage and analysis of Bill Clinton statement re: US policy toward Cuban refugees trying to reach Florida by boat or raft, and press conference, with compiled pre- and postevent analysis by ABC, CBS, and NBC. CNN analysis includes a live discussions with Lou Waters (CNN), former Miami (Florida) Vice Mayor Miriam Alonso, Ira Mehlman of the Federation of American Immigration Reform, Rep. Richard Armey, and Cuban community activist Rafael Penalver, and taped excerpts of statements by White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers, Rep. Newt Gingrich, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Florida state official Tom Herndon, Florida Governor Lawton Chiles, Attorney General Janet Reno, and unidentified others. ABC pre-event remarks were preempted by local programming.
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