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Florida / Spanish Ad #883842

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Oct 06, 2007
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(Studio: Tony Harris) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Flordia: Susan Candiotti) West Palm Beach, Florida, Toyota dealer Earl Stewart† catching criticism over his English-subtitled Spanish-language commercial; angry phone messages from viewers calling Stewart a “traitor” and “un-American” played; details given about Spanish ads running in the Miami market with no complaints. [STEWART†- says he wasn’t trying to make a political statement.] [SiboneyUSA Mercedes CUBAS†- says it’s smart to advertise in Spanish.] [CUSTOMER – says it won’t help Spanish-speaking immigrants learn English.]

Harris, Tony;
Candiotti, Susan

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