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Cuban, United States Relations #240358

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 1975
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(Studio) Relations between Cuba and United States may be on road to improvement. Both sides openly and cautiously talk of better relations In connection with Senator George McGovern's visit to Cuba, Fidel Castro holds news conference
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Havana, Cuba) Castro, McGovern mtgs. on eve of Organization of American States mtgs. in DC. Castro calls for limited lifting of United States trade ban against Cuba. Castro discusses CIA assassination plots against him; states Lee Harvey Oswald not acting under his influence when President Kennedy assassinated. [CASTRO - says US and Cuba neighbors and should live in peace.]

(Studio) McGovern says he and Castro discussed using basketball and baseball, like ping-pong diplomacy, to break ice between United States and Cuba.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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