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1984 Vote / Jackson and Prisoners #90567

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 28, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Reaction of families of prisoners released to Jesse Jackson by Fidel Castro examined. Background to imprisonment of Betty Wertz's and Elaine Freedman's sons explained. [FREEDMAN - regrets pols. are responsible for sons' release.] [Bill SNYDER - praises Jackson.] Sentence given for drug chgs. against Alan Snyder mentioned. [SNYDER - believes American prisoners were used as political pawn by Cubans.] [Bettie BAYS - notes her imprisoned sons have no record here.] [Mark ELY - is happy.]
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(Miami, Florida) Response of Cuban exiles here to Castro's release of political prisoners examined; Dalia Maria Otero's comments on husband's pending arrival cited as example [Louris OTERO, Yolando OTERO - are anxious to see him.] [Talk show host Tomas REGALADO - describes audience's criticism of Jackson's political exploitation of prisoners.] Dalia Otero quoted.

Gregory, Bettina;
Jennings, Peter;
Quinones, John

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