TITLE

Father Knows Best

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;01/24/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on efforts made by former U.S. President Bill Clinton's administration to keep Elian Gonzalez in the country, in opposition to the decision of the Immigration and Naturalization Service to send Gonzalez back to his father in Cuba. Information that Dan Burton, chair of the House Government Reform Committee, Senator Jesse Helms, and Texas Governor George W. Bush were in favor of keeping Gonzalez in the U.S. and make him the country's citizen; Opposition of Senator John McCain to their decision; Need for the U.S. to keep up its pressure on Cuban Prime Minister and President Fidel Castro until substantial moves toward democracy and human rights are visible.
ACCESSION #
2691229

 

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