CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 31, 2004
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(New York: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) Outrage over “Gana la Verde”, a television show aimed at Hispanic immigrants that lures contestants into risky stunts with the promise of winning legal representation for a year, featured; details given of the Department of Homeland Security’s concern that the show sends a signal that green cards are easily obtained; excerpts shown. [Immigrant rights attorney Raul GODINEZ- says no one will get their green card by going on a game show & eating maggots.] [Liberman Broadcasting Corp. Lenard LIBERMAN- defends his show.] [Contestant Elda FERNANDEZ- comments on the limitations of the prize.]
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