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Cuba-US Relations / Refugees #65829

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 05, 1980
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(Studio) United States reported closing visa section of its Havana, Cuba, ofcs., as well as rejecting demand of Castro government that it turn over Cubans taking refuge inside ofcs.; details given. Today's actions said apparently not affecting refugees coming to United States by boat.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Key West, Florida) Problems posed by number and speed of Cuban refugees arriving here examined; films shown. President Carter mentioned.
REPORTER: David Garcia

(DC) Carter noted defense his policy towards Cuban refugees before national convention of League of Women Voters. [CARTER - addresses conv.] Problem said being compounded by Fidel Castro's inhumanity; details given. [CARTER - comments on United States acceptance of refugees.] Congress noted not appropriating enough money to care for such a large group of people during processing; Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Garcia, David;
Reynolds, Frank

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