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Cuban Sugar Cane Harvest #208203

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 1970
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(Studio) Young Americans on way to Cuba to help Castro harvest sugar cane meet other young Americans on their way back.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Canada) Venceremos Brigade, 1st 200 back after 2 mos. in Cuba; back in Canada now; another 400 going to Cuba. [Ron SCHARNS - says saw Fidel Castro, cut cane with them.] [Bruce JACOBS - reports 880 people involved; come from every phase of new left movement] [WOMAN - says understands today, better than ever, the necessity for total destruction of US imperialism.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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