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Cuba Update #102606

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Havana, Cuba: Richard Threlkeld) Fidel Castro's original goals for Cuban revolution and current status of his efforts examined; scenes shown. ["For. Policy "mag. editor C. William MAYNES - thinks revolution will be supported as long as Castro heads government] Cntry.'s economy problems discussed. Extent of Cuba's foreign military involvement illustrated on map; Grenada invasion mentioned. USSR -Cuba relations discussed. [MAYNES - comments on extent of Soviet aid to Cuba.] [For. minister Ricardo ALARCON - feels United States can't understand Cuba or Latin America as a whole.] Castro mentioned grooming brother Raul to succeed him. [Arthur SCHLESINGER, Junior - discusses Castro's ambitions, effect of age on his goals.]

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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