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BROTHERS TO THE RESCUE / PLANES SHOT DOWN BY CUBA
02/25/1996
ABC
NYBE14837Q
MOS INTVS ON REACTIONS AT MEMORIAL RALLY FOR BROTHERS TO THE RESCUE AND THE SHOOTING DOWN OF TWO OF ITS PLANES BY CUBAN MIG PLANES KILLING FOUR PEOPLE FOR ALLEGEDLY FLYING IN TO CUBAN AIR SPACE. 05:00:06 SLATE. 05:00:26 NATURAL SOUND EXT DAYTIME MCU MOS INTV W/ DOLORES ACOSTA ON THE NEED FOR PUBLIC TO BE AWARE OF THE CUBAN EXILE SITUATION AND THE LOSS OF THESE FOUR AMERICANS IN THAT STRUGGLE AS AN ACT OF WAR. 05:02:20 MCU SOUNDBITE FROM ACOSTA STATING THAT PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON SHOULD CALL FOR A TOTAL EMBARGO AND BLOCKADE OF CUBA TO PUSH FOR FREE ELECTIONS. 05:03:04 MCU MOS INTV W/ ANNA COMONAL ON HER FRUSTRATION W/ FIDEL CASTRO'S MANIPULATION OF THE PRESS AND ALLEGING THAT CUBA IS BUILDING A NUCLEAR REACTOR W/ RUSSIAN AID. MCU SOUNDBITE FROM COMONAL SUPPORTING A BLOCKADE OF CUBA AND CALLING FOR STRONG ACTION FROM CLINTON BY COMPARING IT TO HAITI. 05:05:52 MCU MOS INTV W/ ARNOLDO LLERENA ON HIS SUPPORT FOR BROTHERS TO THE RESCUE AND CALLING FOR THE END OF CASTRO'S REIGN. 05:10:21 MCU MOS INTV W/ UNIDENTIFIED MAN ON THE TRAGEDY OF THE LOSS OF LIFE DURING A HUMANITARIAN EFFORT AND HOPING THAT THIS WILL ENCOURAGE DISSENT IN CUBA. MCU SOUNDBITE FROM MAN STATING THAT THE ACTION WAS A PREMEDITATED ACT OF AGGRESSION. 05:13:57 END OF TAPE.
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