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Cuba / The Castro Revolution #121828

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Developments in Cuba under Fidel Castro's regime featured; details given of advances in education, medical care, housing, and economy; scenes shown of life in Cuba. [MAN - says education and medical care are two most important things people can expect from a government] [Cuban COUPLE - discuss lack of privacy.] Cuba's dream of a prosperous &diversified economy noted; scenes shown of reporter walking through sugar fields 20 years ago and today. Econ. problems detailed. Pol. restrictions on Cuban people enumerated. [Roman Catholic priest Father LOPEZ - says we can do things in the church, but not on the street.] Comparison of situation in Cuba to that of United States and other ntns. in area detailed. [MAN - says Cuba is sound society when compared to rest of Latin American] [WOMAN - (thru translator) says Castro is a god to her.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:40

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