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Cuba-US Relations / Policy Change #183108

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 05, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's announcement of a series of steps to ease the United States embargo on Cuba noted.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The administration's evolving Cuba policy aimed at normalization after Fidel Castro examined; details given of new steps aimed at easing family relations and improving people-to-people contact. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - cites the aims of our policy.] [In Miami, two CUBAN-AMERICANS - comment.] [Former assistant Secretary of State Bernard ARONSON - says the United States can move to a new era.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Havana: Aaron Brown) The dominance of the Cuban economy by the dollar examined; details given of the extent of money sent back to Cuba by relatives working in the US. [In Havana, DOCTOR/BUTCHER - (thru translator) says he makes more at the market than as a doctor.] [In America, Caridad ALVAREZ; in Cuba, sister Josefina ALVAREZ - (thru translator) cite the importance of the American dollar.]

Brown, Aaron;
Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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